Travel & Lodging

Traveling to the APS
ON-Site Lodging
On-Site Meals
Off-SIte Lodging
Limo Service


► Traveling to the APS

From O'Hare International Airport:

Route I55

Take I-294 south to I-55. Exit west on I-55 (toward St. Louis) and continue for about four miles to Cass Avenue. Exit south on Cass and turn right at the Argonne sign on Northgate Road, immediately south of I-55. Follow Northgate Road to the Argonne Information Center.   Google Map.

From Midway Airport:

Take Cicero Avenue north to I-55. Enter I-55 south and continue for about 14 miles to Cass Avenue. Exit south on Cass and turn right at the Argonne sign on Northgate Road, immediately south of I-55. Follow Northgate Road to the Argonne Information Center.  Google Map.

Public transportation:

Pace Bus, 847-364-7223

Take the Metra train to the Westmont Metrastation. PACE bus #715 leaves the Burlington/Westmont station at 7:22 a.m. and 7:58 a.m., arriving at the Argonne Information Center at 7:35 a.m. and 8:14 a.m., respectively. In the evening, PACE bus #715 leaves the Argonne Information Center at 5:25 p.m., arriving at the Westmont Metra station at 5:42 p.m. Since the bus schedule is subject to change by PACE without notice, visitors planning on using public transportation to reach Argonne are advised to verify the bus schedule by calling PACE at 847-364-7223 or visiting the Pace home page

► Limo Service

United Limousine: 630/969-3865
A1 Limousine: 630/833-3788
Hinsdale Transport: 630/455-1111

► On-site Lodging

Argonne Guest House, Advanced Photon Source in backgroundThe Argonne Guest House (AGH) is located within the Argonne National Laboratory campus and just a short walk from The Advanced Photon Source. 

Pictured at left, AGH is in the foreground and APS in the background.

Contact the Argonne Guest House at : 

► On-Site Meals


Argonne Guest House Lunch Menu
Argonne Guest House Dinner Menu
401 Grill Menu and hours
Local Restaurants

► Off-site Lodging

If you can not reserve a room at the ANL Guest House, consider The Aloft Hotel in nearby Bolingbrook.   Argonne National Laboratory has an agreement with this hotel for discounted room rates for ANL / APS  visitors and users.  The hotel runs shuttles to and from  the lab for guests.  The hotel contact information is  : 

  • Aloft Bolingbrook
    500 Jane Avenue
    Bolingbrook, IL  60440
    Main Desk : 630.410.6367
    Web Site.