To exit the airport, follow the signs that read, "Exit to City." You will enter Interstate 90 East (the Kennedy Expressway).
Follow Interstate 90 East for approximately 25 miles (this will take 30-60 minutes depending on traffic). Interstate 90 will merge with Interstate 94 and become Interstate 90/94 East. Some of the exits you will pass include Cumberland Avenue, Irving Park Road, and North Avenue.
At the North Avenue exit, move into the right lane and prepare to exit at Ohio Street (this is two exits after North Avenue).
Take the Ohio Street exit. This is a one-way exit that turns into Ohio Street going east.
Follow Ohio Street to Fairbanks Court (12 traffic lights).
Turn left onto Fairbanks Court. You are now entering Northwestern University's Chicago Campus. You may use the map to locate parking and McGaw Pavillion.
Includes information on CTA "L" train system, taxi service, and car rental
"L" train users take the Orange line to Roosevelt or State/Lake, change trains to Red line towards Howard, and exit at the Chicago stop.