How to get here

Getting to Carthage College

1. Driving directions:

Take I-94 and follow the Carthage exit signs to Highway E (Exit #339). Travel east for 6.8 miles on Highway E to Highway 32. Turn right on Highway 32 and travel south for approximately one mile. The campus is located on the east side (along the lake).

2. Commuter Train:

METRA Commuter Rail Station

5414-13th Ave., Kenosha. The METRA train travels to and from Chicago on the Union Pacific North line. Purchase Metra tickets on the train. For Metra information, call 312-322-6777 weekdays 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. or 312-836-7000 evenings and weekends. View schedule here.

Per the City of Kenosha, the parking lot adjacent to the Metra station requires a monthly parking permit. Parking meters at the Kenosha METRA station accept cash, credit cards and debit cards. The fee for daily parking is $5.00 per day. Limited daily parking available. A day runs until midnight. There is also a 3 day pass for $15.00 and a 30 day pass for $60.00. Daily, three day and monthly parking passes for the METRA lot are available for purchase in-front of the restaurant. There are two kiosks on the island circle drive, you can purchase passes there 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Be-careful of the buttons you press to avoid purchasing the wrong pass; there are no refunds. Check the display screen to view the pass you are purchasing.

3. From O'Hare (Chicago) or Mitchell (Milwaukee) International Airports

(Mitchell airport is much closer and easier, if you have a choice.)

Wisconsin Coach Lines “Airport Express”:

877-324-7767, 262-542-8861, Daily shuttle service includes stops at Mitchell International and O'Hare International airports. Kenosha pick-up location is at The Brat Stop, I-94 & Hwy. 50 (west). The Brat Stop is about 20 minutes in Uber or Lyft from Carthage. Click here for the schedule from O'Hare to the Kenosha Brat Stop.

Wisconsin Coach Lines:

262-542-8861, Various Kenosha pick-up locations including 63rd Street and 20th Avenue, Sheridan and Washington, Carthage College, Kenosha Transit Center and Kenosha METRA Station. Service to Racine, Milwaukee, and Mitchell International airport.

GO Airport Shuttle:


Please use the "South Lower Lot," which is right next to the football field. Click here for a map of our parking areas. If you are unloading bags, you may want to drop them off first at the top of the hill, then park the car.

If you plan to park your car on campus, please review the parking regulations first, available on the Schoology site.