Elmhurst Express Trolley

Experience Elmhurst like never before.

Looking for an adventure this summer? Look no further than the bustling town of Elmhurst, just 16 miles west of Chicago’s loop. Elmhurst is a vibrant, tree-lined community with thriving retail shops, fine dining, outstanding theater and art, excellent museums, and engaging events throughout the year. There’s always plenty of excitement in Elmhurst. This summer, you’re invited to come aboard the FREE Explore Elmhurst Express trolley service running weekends from June 2 through September 16!

June 2nd through September 16th
Fridays: 12 noon - 12 midnight
Saturdays: 12 noon - 12 midnight

Route: No tickets are needed to ride the Explore Elmhurst Express connecting downtown Elmhurst with the Spring Road business District and York and Vallette Business District. Special Explore Elmhurst signs will mark each stop. Parking is conveniently located near each trolley stop.

TROLLEY STOPS:

 

  1. York and Park Approximate boarding time: on the hour and 30 minutes after the hour
  2. York and Schiller Approximate boarding time: 5 and 35 minutes after the hour
  3. Second and Addison Approximate boarding time: 10 and 40 minutes after the hour
  4. Cottage Hill and Virginia Approximate boarding time: 15 and 45 minutes after the hour
  5. Spring and the Illinois Prairie Path Approximate boarding time: 20 and 50 minutes after the hour
  6. York and Vallette Approximate boarding time: 25 and 55 minutes after the hour

Handicapped Accessibility: The Explore Elmhurst Express is handicapped accessible and ADA-compliant.

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Strollers & Bikes: Strollers that collapse or fit into the seating area of the trolley are welcome on the trolley. If your stroller will not collapse, please leave it off the trolley. Bikes are not allowed on the trolley. The trolley does not have onboard storage and it is against fire code to place strollers or bikes in the aisle.

Explore Elmhurst Summer Sweepstakes:
Enter-to-win weekly prizes.  Businesses and organizations looking to donate gift certificates or merchandise, please email communications@elmhurst.org.

 

Added Bonus! How well do you know Elmhurst? Trolley riders will learn about highlighted areas of the City through a trolley narrative. The trolley narrative was recorded by Elmhurst resident and voice professional, Mimi Black! letmimisayit.com

Share Your Photos by tagging #ExploreElmhurst on your RIDE!