Transportation (must be arranged directly by participant)
Direct public transportation is not available between Chicago and DeKalb or the Chicago Airports and Northern Illinois University. Transportation from the Chicago Airports (O'Hare and Midway) is available through limousine service:
Blue Sky Limousine Service By advance appointment only. Toll free number - 1-866-998-9800 or 1-815-787-9800 Single passenger - $100.00 one way (additional $10.00 for each additional person)
DeKalb O'Hare Limousine Service By advance appointment only. Toll free number - 1-877-367- 5525 or (815) 758-0631 Single passenger - $100.00 one way (additional $10.00 for each additional person)
After arrival at O'Hare, claim your luggage and call the toll free number provided above so that the pre-arranged car and driver can come from the limousine waiting area to get you within approximately 10 minutes. Banks of telephones are available in the baggage claim area. The limousine service monitors all flights so there is no need to contact them in case your flight is delayed - even for international flights. Allow 1 hour and fifteen minutes for the trip. Suggestion: Keep this sheet of information with your airplane ticket.
For U.S. citizens or participants with a valid U.S. Driver License interested in renting a car to take them from Chicago O'Hare to DeKalb IL, please see the following car rental services: