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Getting to Knox


Office of Admission

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999




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The Court House Tower.

By Car

Galesburg is located on Interstate 74 about 3 hours west of Chicago and 3 hours north of St. Louis. View driving directions from major cities close to Galesburg.

GPS Address Setting: 2 East South Street, Galesburg, IL 61401

Once you arrive, our campus map shows convenient parking areas around campus.

By Air

Galesburg and Knox College are served by two regional airports—Peoria International Airport (PIA) and Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline—each 40 minutes from the campus with service provided by most major airlines. 

By Train

From coast-to-coast, Galesburg is served by eight Amtrak trains daily—four eastbound and four westbound—that operate on both national and regional routes. For a complete schedule or to make your Amtrak reservation online, visit the Amtrak website.  

You can use Chicago's rail and air routes to get to Knox from anywhere in the world. It's an easy connection to Chicago's Union Station from both O'Hare and Midway airports. Chicago Transit Authority rapid transit trains (the "El") provide frequent service on the Blue Line and Orange Line trains—just blocks away from Union Station.

For high school juniors and seniors visiting Knox, Amtrak offers discounted fares.  

Local Transportation

It's easy to get around Galesburg:

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