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Office of Admission
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
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.
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.
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.
It's easy to get around Galesburg:
Times President Obama visited
Once after winning the Democratic nomination to the US Senate, next as a commencement speaker in 2005 and lastly, in July 2013 to address the economy.