What Are Some Transportation Options for Traveling to the Great Lakes Naval Base?


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Transportation options to the Great Lakes Naval Station include car, Amtrak and Chicago Transit Authority trains, Greyhound Bus, shuttles from one of three airports and taxi. The Great Lakes Naval Station is on Illinois Street, north of Chicago and next to Waukegan, Illinois, on the shores of Lake Michigan.

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Chicago Transit Authority trains travel to the naval station from the Amtrak station in Glenview, Illinois, which is located about 20 miles away. The Greyhound Bus travels to adjacent Waukegan. Airport shuttles travel to the Great Lakes Naval Station from Chicago O’Hare International, Chicago Midway and Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International. Travelers in cars take the Buckley Road/IL 137 East exit to reach the naval base.

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