By car: I-80 and I-355, also known as the Veterans Memorial Tollway, travel through New Lenox, providing residents with easy access to several major highways and to Chicago (41 miles northeast).
By Metra: There are two Metra stations in New Lenox with each running a separate line. The main New Lenox Metra Station operates the Rock Island Line, and is situated on the corner of Cedar Road and Route 30 in the heart of the village. New Lenox is the second to last stop on the line, which carries passengers between Joliet Union Station and Chicago’s LaSalle Street Station. Trains depart for downtown Chicago roughly every 20 minutes from 5:07 am until 10:34 pm. Travel time to LaSalle Street Station is approximately 75 minutes. The one-way fare is
$7.50. Weekend Passes are available for $8.00 each, and provide users with unlimited rides on both Saturday and Sunday.
The SouthWest Service line runs to the second station in the community, New Lenox Laraway Road, which is situated on the corner of Cedar Road and Laraway Road about 3 miles south of downtown. New Lenox is the second to last stop on the line, which carries passengers between Manhattan, IL and Union Station in Chicago. Trains depart of Union Station at 6:10 am, 7:00 am, and 2:33 pm. Travel time to Union Station is approximately 75 minutes. The one-way fare is
Parking is available at each station for $1.25 per day. The lot for the main New Lenox Station/Rock Island line is located at 300 North Church Street. It features 1,082 spaces, and users can pay for parking with change, cash, check or tokens. The Laraway Road Station’s lot is located at 1861 Village Station Boulevard. Both lots are first come first serve.
By bus: Pace (pacebus.com) provides bus service to residential areas in northeast Joliet, some of which border New Lenox. Route 508 offers weekday and Saturday serve from residential parts of the city to the Will County Courthouse and Joliet’s Metra station.