Travel information


If you have visa questions related to DPF2017, please first consult the Business Visits to Fermilab web page, where information about medical insurance can also be found. Please concentrate on the B-1 and Medical Information pages, as there is additional information for long-term visitors which does not pertain to attendees of DPF2017. Please contact us for any further visa-related questions.


Fermilab is located about 40 miles west of Chicago, Illinois and is easily accessible from O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport. Directions and further details on transportation can be found at

Directions and Map

Directions to Fermilab and a site map can be found at


Room blocks have been reserved at the following hotels near Fermilab:

Hotel Rate per night Distance to lab Shuttle Bus Breakfast Included Discounted Reservation Link
Arista $112 9 miles No No book
Candlewood Suites $99 10 miles Yes No book
Comfort Inn $78 3 miles Yes Yes book
Hilton Garden Inn $85 11 miles No Yes book
Hyatt House $112 11 miles Yes Yes book
Hyatt Place $112 11 miles Yes Yes book
Residence Inn $85 10 miles No Yes book
Springhill Suites $99 11 miles Yes Yes book

Hotel shuttle service to and from Fermilab will be available from certain hotels.

(**Limited service available. Please inquire with chosen hotel.**)