Directions to the Park

Enjoy a thrilling experience that's practically in your own backyard. Six Flags Great America is conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, off I-94.

Our physical location is 1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031.

Located on I-94 at Route 132 (Grand Ave.)
There is an alternate entrance for our Guests available on Washington Street. There is typically little or no wait to access the park via this convenient alternative!

FROM CHICAGO
Take I-94 or I-294 West. Exit on Grand Avenue (Rt. 132) east in Gurnee, Illinois. Six Flags is located immediately on the right.
Approximate driving time: 45 minutes.

FROM MILWAUKEE
Take I-94 East. Exit on Grand Avenue (Rt. 132) east in Gurnee, Illinois. Six Flags is located immediately on the right.
Approximate driving time: 45 minutes.

FROM WESTERN ILLINOIS AND IOWA
Take I-88 East to I-294 North in Illinois. Take I-294 North until it becomes I-94 West. Continue on I-94 West and exit on Grand Avenue (Rt. 132) east in Gurnee, Illinois. Six Flags is located on the right.
Approximate driving time: 3 hours.

FROM INDIANA AND MICHIGAN
Take Tri-State Hwy. 80/94 West. Continue into Illinois and take I-294 West. Stay on I-294 West until it becomes I-94 West. Continue on I-94 West and exit on Grand Avenue (Rt. 132) east in Gurnee, Illinois. Six Flags is located on the right.
Approximate driving time: 1 hour, 35 minutes.

OR Take the Skyway (I-90 West) through Chicago to the Dan Ryan Expwy. (I-90/94 West). Continue on I-90/94 West; it will become the Kennedy Expressway. 90/94 West near downtown Chicago. When 90/94 splits, continue on I-94 West and exit on Grand Avenue (Rt. 132) east in Gurnee, Illinois. Six Flags Great America is located on the right.
Approximate driving time: 1 hour, 20 minutes.

FROM PEORIA/BLOOMINGTON
Take I-55 North to I-294 West. Take I-294 West until it becomes I-94 West. Continue on I-94 West and exit on Grand Avenue (Rt. 132) east in Gurnee, Illinois. Six Flags is located on the right.
Approximate driving time: 3 hours.

TRAVEL TIPS
The entrances to Six Flags Great America can get very busy in the peak summer months of July and August, especially right at park opening times (10 a.m.-11 a.m.). Try to arrive earlier in the morning to avoid back-ups.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Pace Suburban Bus provides direct service from Schaumburg and from Rosemont to Six Flags Great America on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from June to Labor Day, and every Friday and Saturday in October. Schedule may vary depending on park hours. For fare and schedule information, please call (847) 228-2416 or get more information here.

Pace is now accepting the Summer Student Haul pass on the Six Flags Great America Express! Visit www.pacebus.com for details.

For train schedules, please visit www.metrarail.com or call (312) 322-6777 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CST, or (312) 838-7000 after 5 p.m. CST.

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