Beach Park is linked to other lakeshore communities by a Pace bus line running along Sheridan Road, and the Metra Chicago & North Western/North Line with stations in Waukegan and Zion. Access to Chicago and Milwaukee can also be attained via Interstate 94.
Pace Bus 847-364-PACE (7223) - Pace is the premier suburban transit provider, quickly moving people to work and school safely and efficiently. The backbone of Chicago's suburbs, Pace serves 130,000 daily riders with 240 routes, 450 vanpools and many Dial-a-Ride programs. Pace covers 3,500 square miles and is the 14th largest bus service in North America.
Metra Train 312-322-6777 - Flexible schedules and convenient connections make Metra, northeast Illinois' commuter rail system, great for family travel to recreation and fun. Ten--Ride Ticket saves 15% over one-way fares and can be shared by people riding together. Plus on weekends, the $5 Weekend Pass is good for unlimited rides on all Metra lines. And with Family Fares, you can take children under 12 along for free. (Pricing information can change without notice. Please check site for current rates.)
Waukegan Airport - The Waukegan National Airport is a general aviation facility categorized by the FAA as a "reliever airport" for Chicago's O'Hare International. In this role we aim to provide efficient handling of private, corporate, business, executive and governmental aircraft that choose to operate in Northeast Illinois and Southeast Wisconsin. With the 6,000 foot runway, Instrument Landing System, Manned Air Traffic Control Tow0er, and even a US Customs office which provides clearances for direct international arrivals, Waukegan Regional Airport has reached prominence as a base of operations for "Chicagoland's Fortune 500 Flyers."
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)- O'Hare International Airport offers more connections to more cities, more often than any other airport in the world. Voted the "Best Airport in North America" by readers of Business Traveler International for seven consecutive years (1998 - 2004), it's no wonder that more than 190,000 smart travelers make O'Hare their airport of choice every day. About 32 miles.
General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) - General Mitchell International Airport is a medium-hub airport owned and operated by Milwaukee County. Mitchell's 13 airlines offer roughly 252 daily departures (plus 252 daily arrivals). Approximately 90 cities are served nonstop or direct from Mitchell International. It is the largest airport in Wisconsin, as well as being a convenient alternative to O'Hare International Airport for those in northern Illinois. The airport terminal is open 24 hours a day. Use the Terminal Guide link to check ticket counter hours for individual airlines. About 36 miles.
Taxi Services - USA Taxi, 847-746-5644 or I-Ride Transportation, 847-689-1050 (other options available)
Limousine Service - Gibson Limo, 847-746-6633 (other options available)
- Getting Around Illinois - A great site with a wealth of information, including public transportation options, zoom maps, driving directions, winter road conditions, construction and more.