Location and Transportation
Situated within the southern portion of DuPage County, a mere 25 miles west of downtown Chicago, Lisle residents, businesses and visitors take pleasure in a central location that boasts easy accessibility to both urban resources and rural pleasures.
Close proximity to an excessive network of interstate highways and major throughfares, which allow easy travel to downtown Chicago, Wisconsin, Indiana and neighboring suburbs, is an advantage everyone enjoys in Lisle. Interstates 55, 88 and 355 are within minutes of the center of Lisle, providing a connection with further major highways to the north, south, and east. State Route 34, commonly known as Odgen Avenue, runs through Lisle, making for short trips to neighboring communities. State Route 53 provides convenient north-south access to surrounding towns and villages. Additional nearby thoroughfares in and closely surrounding Lisle include Warrenville Road, Maple Avenue and Hobson Road, which all run east-west, and Yackley Avenue/College Road and Naper Boulevard/Naperville Road, all winding north-south on the western side of Lisle.
Lisle benefits greatly from the availability of a commuter rail line, located at the downtown Lisle Metra Train Station. The station is served by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Metra line, which runs from Aurora to downtown Chicago—making stops in Lisle and further communities on the way. This mode of public transportation is popular among commuters, shoppers, and students looking for convenient, reliable, and worry-free rides in and out of Lisle.
Another option for public transportation can be found through the Pace suburban bus service. Pace routes are attainable throughout Lisle, offering transport to local businesses along the Village’s corporate corridor, as well as service to the commuter train station.
For those looking to travel outside the local and regional area, whether for business or pleasure, Lisle sits just 20 miles from O’Hare International and Midway International Airports. Additionally, general aviation service and corporate air transportation can be utilized through nearby DuPage Airport.