Chicago, IL, is home to the second SoFabUOTR event this year, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Below are directions to the Westin hotel where all of the festivities will take place. There are directions from both airports as well as the Metra train station. Prices for transportation are provided as well.
Westin Hotel Address: The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago 909 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
From O’Hare International Airport: Click here for the Google Maps directions.
Airport Transportation (Typically takes about 1 hour)
From Midway International Airport: Click here for the Google Maps directions.
Airport Transportation (Typically takes about 40 minutes)
Metra’s suburban commuter rail system has 11 lines with 239 stations ranging from downtown Chicago to the six-county area of northeast Illinois. For regional transit schedules and fares, and a map of downtown stations, visit METRA’s website.
Travel from Chicago’s other downtown METRA stations is a snap with Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) buses and trains! For help planning your trip to the Westin hotel from Chicago Union Station, Ogilvie Transportation Center, LaSalle Street Station, or Van Buren Station, visit www.transitchicago.com or call the Travel Information Center at 1-888-YOUR-CTA or 1-888-CTA-TTY1 (TTY)
These are great resources to utilize to make your traveling experience as stress-free as possible! Below are directions from two of the closet Metra stations to the Westin hotel.
If your final train stop is at Millennium Station, then you can grab a taxi, bus, or an Uber to drive you the 7-minute distance. Or if it is a nice day, it is around a 25 min walk. As you can see, it is a pretty straight shot. To view on Google Maps, click here.
If you are making your final train stop at Chicago Union Station, you can grab a taxi or an Uber to drive you the 11 to 13 minute distance or if it is a nice day it is around a 45 min walk. To view on Google Maps, click here.
Below are various parking options and pricing. We have only included pricing for four hours and above due to the length of the SoFabUOTR sessions.
|1. 900 N. Michigan Ave
4- 10 hours $34.00
10 – 24 hours $50.00
|2. The Westin Hotel
4 –12 hours $33.00
12 – 24 hours $69.00
|3. John Hancock Center
4-10 hours $35.00
10-18 hours $44.00
18-24 hours $49.00
|4. Water Tower Place
3 – 10 hours $30.00
10 – 24 hours $42.00
Another great resource to utilize for parking is SpotHero. It is a simple online resource that allows you to look for parking spots in your desired location, find the best deal for your needs, and then book and pre-pay for those spots immediately. On their website you can search for parking near the Westin in Chicago and find what works best for you!
We cannot wait to see you there!