Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne-University of Chicago Shuttle

The schedule below is effective March 1, 2017.

A free shuttle bus makes round trips every weekday between Argonne National Laboratory and The University of Chicago.

The shuttle does not run on laboratory holidays. For more information, please contact Tracy Lozano ( or 630-252-9625) at Argonne.

Important: The shuttle may not be used for the purpose of commuting to work. The purpose of the shuttle is to promote collaboration between colleagues at the University of Chicago and Argonne by making it easier for them to visit one another and attend seminars, conference and other events at both campuses.

Argonne commuters are encouraged to make use of GreenRide Connect and the Pace Vanpool Program.

Hazardous material, such as research chemicals, aerosol cans, paints, solvents, fuel, propane, radioactive materials and oils are prohibited for transport on the shuttle bus.

Locate the shuttle

Employees, students and university collaborators who ride the shuttle can find the shuttle's location by visiting from any mobile device or computer. The username is "anl" and the password is "shuttle." Enter both the username and password without quotation marks.

Shuttle location is also available by phone at 312-361-4111.

University stops

  • University pickup (1): At the corner at 58th Street and Ellis Avenue near the Bookstore (shuttle is traveling southbound on Ellis)
  • University pickup (2): The northwest corner of 55th Street and Lake Park in the Walgreens parking lot

Shuttle schedule

Due to traffic congestion, the shuttle schedule may fluctuate occasionally.

pickup (1)

7:15 a.m.

3:45 p.m.

All visitors to Argonne require appropriate authorization before they are allowed on the Argonne site.

  • For information regarding site access for a U.S. citizen please contact the Argonne Information Center at (630) 252-5755.
  • Site access for foreign nationals who do not already have site access approval requires the completion of a Visit/Assignment Request form (593) and 7- to 30-day advance notice to process the request. For information about site access by a foreign national, call the Foreign Visits and Assignments Office at (630) 252-1142.

The laboratory's site-access policy supports its obligation to ensure that classified and sensitive technologies, equipment and information are controlled in compliance with the applicable regulations.

pickup (2)
7:20 a.m. 3:50 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 224 8:25 a.m. 4:55 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 401 8:40 a.m. 5:10 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 360 8:45 a.m. 5:15 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 212 8:50 a.m. 5:20 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 221 8:54 a.m. 5:24 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 205 8:56 a.m. 5:26 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 241 8:58 a.m. 5:28 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 240 9:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
Depart Bldg. 224 9:05 a.m. 5:35 p.m.
dropoff (2)
9:50 a.m. 6:30 p.m.
dropoff (1)
9:55 a.m. 6:15 p.m.