Quick Guide to Chicago
With attractions and activities galore, Chicago is everyone's kind of town. See all the famous sights, then catch a show in the theatre district or a Cubs game at historic Wrigley Field, followed by a late-night visit to a blues club or jazz bar. Culture hounds will delight in the multitude of museums, including the prestigious Art Institute and the Chicago Historical Society. Families will find plenty to do at Navy Pier and to explore at the Field Museum and the Lincoln Park Zoo. You could spend all day strolling through Hyde Park or shopping along the Magnificent Mile. Discover vibrant ethnic neighbourhoods, architectural landmarks, delicious restaurants and world-class hotels. From the top of the Sears Tower to the shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago offers so much to do, visitors keep coming back for more.
Points of Interest
- Shedd Aquarium (Shedd Aquarium), 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60605. 9 am - 5pm. Chicago's Shedd Aquarium is the city's premier location for aquatic life and family fun! With over 32,000 creatures, ranging from fish to crustaceans and everything in between, Shedd is the perfect place for children to learn and inspire curiosity about oceanic and aquatic life! Various exhibits include Aquatic Shows, Amazon Rising, Caribbean Reef, Jellies, Abbott Oceanarium, Polar Play Zone, Waters Of The World, Wild Reef, and A Holiday Fantasea.
- Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF), 224 S. Michigan Avenue (at Michigan and Jackson). provides over 90 tours by boat, bike, trolley, bus and on foot of Chicago's architecture. Tours offered every day except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Multiple walking tours through out the day; one bus or trolley tour daily, Chicago River Cruise from April thru November.
- Bobby's Bike Hike (BBH), 540 N. Lake Shore Drive (entrance on Ohio Street at Inner Lake Shore Drive). 9am-5pm. is Chicago's top-rated company for seasonal bike tours and year-round walking and food tours and bike rentals. Discover the true pulse of the city on urban adventures that are fun for all ages, interests, and fitness levels. Tours offered daily from March to November except Thanksgiving Day.
- Free Chicago Walking Tours (FCWT), The Loop, Riverwalk, Millennium Park & More. 10am-5pm. Free Chicago Walking Tours offers a variety of "pay-what-you-want" tours of Chicago's most iconic neighborhood and sights. Our tours are led by experienced, local guides who have a passion for sharing their city.
Pick Up And Drop Off Locations
Bloomington to Chicago
Pickup in Bloomington is at 1725 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN
E. Third Street in front of Forest Quadrangle
Dropoff in Chicago is at Across the street from 320 S. Canal Street S. Canal Street
Between Van Buren St and Jackson Blvd., across from the parking garage
When does is the bus schedule for Bloomington to Chicago?
The exact departure times and ETA are available on our website and by live tracking the bus once you purchase a ticket.
I would like to alter my ticket to an earlier or later date. What do I do with my original ticket?
If your scheduled departure is more than 30 minutes away, you can simply cancel your original ticket on our website/app and transfer the money as stored credit to OurBus Wallet. This credit will reflect in your Wallet immediately and you can use this to book another ticket on our website or app. You'll need to pay the difference in fare, if any, for a new reservation. Within 30 minutes to departure, please contact our customer service team for assistance.