Getting to Navy Pier

Rideshare / Taxi

If arriving by taxi or a rideshare service, tell the driver “Entrance 2.” (Proceed along the dock road on the north side of the Pier to the farthest entrance).  Rideshare users with Uber and Lyft are encouraged to make use of Navy Pier’s designated rideshare pick-up and drop-off areas. For EXPO CHICAGO's main entrance, select "East Parking Circle". 


Limited self parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis on the north side of the Pier, in the East and West Garages. For the full list of rates please click here. Valid at Navy Pier garages only, 600 E Grand Avenue. Published garage rates are valid for a 24-hour period starting from the time stamped on the ticket when the car entered the garage. Cars parked beyond the 24 hours will be subject to additional rates.


The CTA Bus provides five bus lines serving Navy Pier daily: 

  • #29 State St. 
  • #65 Grand Ave. 
  • #66 Chicago Ave.
  • #124 Navy Pier Express 
  • Serving METRA lines, Millennium Park/Randolph St., Ogilvie and Union Stations
  • #2 Hyde Park Express (during weekday morning and evening rush hours only).

For more information, call the CTA at
+1 888.968.7282 or visit 

On Foot

Proceed along the boardwalk on the south side of the Pier until you reach Festival Halls A & B. Will Call and Coat Check are located on the upper level just outside EXPO CHICAGO's entrance at the east end of Festival Hall.


Accessible parking is available at two on-site parking garages connected to the Pier. The East Garage is closest to the Festival Halls, and designated spaces are located at every door that leads from the garage into the Pier. 

Paratransit services can drop off and pick up passengers from several locations on Navy Pier and Entrace 2 is the closest entrance to EXPO CHICAGO.

For more information on accessibility, please click here.

Museum Loop Shuttle

On Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, use our Museum Loop Shuttle to travel to EXPO CHICAGO free of charge from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago or the Art Institute of Chicago. Find out more here.