FREE Festival Bus Service between Venues During the Festival: Bus Route Jazz Fest 2013

The Midway Plaisance is the transportation hub for the Festival.  The free buses service all venues during performance hours between 1:00 PM–10:30 PM on Saturday.  Route information will be posted on buses and available at venues.  A complete map of the Jazz Fest is available here. Many of the venues are within walking distance of each other.  There are also late night buses leaving Rockefeller Chapel at 11:45 PM.

Getting to Hyde Park and the Festival

Easy access to the Hyde Park Jazz Festival by:


Parking is available in the Ellis Avenue Parking Garage, at the south-east corner of 55th street and Ellis Avenue.


We highly encourage biking to the festival.

Public Transportation (Metra & CTA)

Hyde Park is easily accessible by public transportation, including by Metra and CTA trains and buses. To schedule your trip, visit the CTA trip planner website or call the RTA Travel Information Center at (312) 836-7000.