From the airport: Airport limousines, cabs, or express buses bring passengers to the downtown or "loop" area of Chicago. From downtown, take one of the following means of transportation to the Shrine:
By car from Chicago’s Loop: Take U.S. 41 (South Shore Outer Drive) south. U.S. 41 is well-marked but takes quite a few twists and turns. At 71st St. turn left (east) to continue on South Shore Drive. At 79th St. veer left to continue on South Shore Drive. At S. Mackinaw Ave. make a sharp right just before the stoplight. A half block to 91st St., turn left (west) three blocks to the Shrine.
- Or take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/I-94 East) toward Indiana. I-90 and I-94 will split. Merge onto I-94 East. Follow I-94 East to the 87th St. exit (on the right). Turn left (east) onto 87th St. to Commercial Ave. Turn right (south) on Commercial Ave. to 91st St. Turn left (east) on 91st St. to the Shrine. Ample lighted parking is available.
- Or take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/I-94 East) toward Indiana using local lanes. I-90 and I-94 will split. Merge onto Exit 59A I-90 Skyway East /Indiana Toll Road. Exit on the right at the Anthony Ave. exit toward 92st St. Merge onto Anthony Ave. Turn slight left on to 92nd St. (east). Turn left (north) on to Exchange Ave. Take first right (east) onto 91st St. Ample lighted parking is available.
By train from Chicago’s Loop: By train take Metra Electric, formerly the Illinois Central Railroad, South Chicago train to 93rd Street and walk two blocks north and a half a block east. Trains leave downtown Chicago at frequent intervals and may be boarded at three stations located on Michigan Avenue at Randolph Street, Van Buren Street, and Roosevelt Road. For information call 312-836-7000.
By Chicago Transit Authority: Call CTA Information at 312-836-7000 for specific directions from your locations. Note: There is a scarcity of lodging and dining in the immediate area of the Shrine Church. We recommend that visitors stay in downtown Chicago, where there are many hotels and restaurants.
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The National Shrine of St. Jude is located at 3200 East 91st Street in the South Chicago section of Chicago. The business offices are located at 205 West Monroe Street, downtown Chicago.