Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago off Interstate 57. Illinois State Routes 45/52, 50, and 17 also run through the beautiful Kankakee County Area. Midway International Airport is located 50 miles north and O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north.
Greater Kankakee Airport
Located off I-57, Greater Kankakee Airport is the largest airport serving the area south of Chicago. The airport supports two runways, the longest at 6000 feet, an instrumental landing system and more than 120 hangars. The airport is not part of Chicago airspace, which gives it an advantage in avoiding congestion.
813 A E. 4000 S. Rd. Kankakee, 815-939-1422
National -Greyhound Bus Lines
The Kankakee station is located at the Economy Inn and is accessible to Kankakee County's bus service. 2125 S. Schuyler Ave. Kankakee, 815-929-1135
Local - River Valley METRO
With 11 different routes servicing Kankakee County, River Valley Metro bus service is an economical way to travel. Current routes serve Aroma Park, Kankakee, Bradley, Bourbonnais, and Manteno. The commuter route links to the University Park Metra to downtown Chicago. Visit their website for detailed route listings.
In addition to providing services to O'Hare and Midway Airports, these limousine companies offer deluxe packages to make any special event memorable.
Champ's Limousine Service, Bradley 815-922-3193
Reliable Limo Kankakee, 815-935-5856 www.reliablelimoinc.com
Amtrak Train Service
Amtrak, the national passenger rail service, provides service to Kankakee. The daily Chicago/Carbondale run provides easy access to the Chicagoland area to the north, and extends service as far south as New Orleans. Call or visit their website for more information.
199 S. East Ave., Kankakee 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)
Ideal for weddings, special events, corporate events, private parties, or family gatherings.
Prairie Land Tours, Herscher 815-922-9146 www.prairielandtours.com
Crocker's Coaches, Grant Park 815-790-6596
Blessed Hope Transportation, Bourbonnais 815-304-5124