Wrigley Field can be reached via a number of expressways in Chicago. Traffic can be very heavy at rush hour, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekdays. From the northwest side, take 90 East to the Addison Street exist. From the western suburbs, take 290 East or 55 North to Lake Shore Drive, and then proceed to Irving Park Road. At Clark Street, turn west, Wrigley Field is on the east side of the street. From the southwestern suburbs, take 55 North to 90/94 to the Addison Street exit. The stadium-operated parking lot is located on west Grace Street behind the stadium. Other parking is available at the DeVry University campus with a free shuttle to Wrigley Field. Public transportation is strongly encouraged for those attending games at Wrigley Field due to traffic congestion and limited parking access in the neighborhood.
You can also get to Wrigley Field from the northwestern and western suburbs by using the RTA's Pace Wrigley Field Express Route bus that goes non-stop to the Field. Parking is free at the Yorktown Center Mall in Lombard in the western suburbs. The Northwest Transportation Center in Schaumburg offers free parking for those coming from the northwest suburbs.
By Subway & Elevated
The Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line provides convenient transportation to Wrigley Field, on trains marked with a baseball and the Chicago Cubs logo. Downtown visitors can pick up the Red Line at Jackson, Monroe, and Lake Street. The Red Line runs north and south from 95th Street to Howard. Other lines. The El (elevated train) stops at Addison and Sheffield Streets, 2 blocks east of the stadium. The Blue and Brown Lines serve other parts of the city and can be used to pick up the Red Line to get to Wrigley Field.
Travelers from the suburbs can use a number of commuter train lines to get to Wrigley Field. Train lines terminate at Union Station and a number of Metra terminals near the downtown area. Travelers can then continue on to Wrigley Field via subway or taxi.
A number of taxi companies are available to take passengers from various points of the city to Wrigley Field. Taxis are available from the commuter rail lines that arrive at Union Station, from the downtown Chicago area, O'Hare Airport, Midway Airport and other points around the city.