By car: Aurora is just off the East-West Tollway (I-88) in Illinois. Take the Route 31 exit south.
By train: Aurora is part of Chicago's Metra commuter rail system, the last stop on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe line which leaves from Union Station in the Loop.
By bus: Greyhound makes a stop at the Aurora train station on its Chicago-Des Moines-Omaha route, but the express buses will not stop there. Also, the Aurora train station is a local hub for PACE, the Chicagoland suburban bus service.
By air: Aurora has a small municipal airport of its own, but the best way to go is to fly into one of the Chicago airports (O'Hare or Midway) and just take the train or a taxi to Aurora.
Hampton Inn & Suites Aurora 2423 Bushwood Drive. 630 907 2600. 127 hotel guest rooms equipped with microwave and refrigerator, free High-Speed Internet Access, a 6,000 square feet Indoor Pool Complex, and five Meeting Rooms with Video Conferencing capability.
Comfort Inn Aurora O'Hare Airport Hotel 4005 Gabrielle Lane. 630 820 3400. 25 miles from O'Hare International Airport, lies the 2002 Silver Hospitality Award winning hotel, the Comfort Inn Aurora Hotel of Fox Valley. Whether you are a tourist, business traveller or just a passer by, you would do well to take advantage of the offerings of the Comfort Inn Aurora Hotel.
Comfort Suites Aurora Hotel City Center 111 North Broadway. 630 896 2800. About 50 minutes away from the O'Hare International Airport and Chicago's Midway Airport, and 10 minutes away from the Aurora Municipal Airport.