Getting Around

Arlington Heights is in a great location with an excellent transportation infrastructure and convenient access to Chicago and O’Hare International Airport. The Village’s two train stations provide commuters Metra service to Chicago in just over 30 minutes during rush hour. Pace bus services are also available. 

Our community provides direct access to the most extensive regional transportation networks. There is direct access to Interstate 90 with a full interchange at Arlington Heights Road. Route 53 provides links to Interstate 90, Interstate 290, Interstate 355, and Interstate 55. Route 53 offers six interchanges in Arlington Heights. Interstate 294 (the Tri-State Tollway) is located 8 miles southeast of Arlington Heights via Interstate 90. 

For alternative area travel options throughout the area, check out Metra, the commuter rail service, or PACE Suburban Bus Service...and for up-to-date construction information on Illinois' roadways, visit Getting Around Illinois.


Active Transportation

Besides great transportation options, Arlington Heights promotes active travel by pedaling a bicycle or walking. The Village has a great environment for walks and rides that give you an enjoyable, new view of Arlington Heights.

The Village has a network of marked bikeways that acquaint people to the great access we have throughout the community for bicycling. Embrace the options of active traveling in Arlington Heights and find the fun and other benefits that come with partaking in fun modes of transportation.

O'Hare International Airport

For businesses and travelers, Arlington Heights is only 25 minutes from O'Hare International Airport which offers more connections to more cities, more often than any other airport in the world. It's no wonder that more than 190,000 smart travelers make O'Hare their airport of choice every day.

For information on noise-related issues visit O'Hare Noise Commission.