How it works
- STEP 1
Select the most convenient location for your needs
- STEP 2
Instantly reserve your space in a few clicks
- STEP 3
Drop off items
Head to the store and show your reservation
- STEP 4
Enjoy the city
Go about your day without lugging around your things
Union Station Luggage Storage Guide 2021
Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Magnificent Mile, Wrigley Building, or State Street and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Union Station area at Chicago, Cloud Gate (The Bean), or Willis Tower and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.
If you wish to catch a game at Credit Union 1 Arena or visit local museums like The Art Institute of Chicago you may find that luggage is not allowed in these venues.
Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Union Station!
Luggage storage nearby Union Station with Bounce
Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.
Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.
Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Union Station area start at just $5.90 per 24h/bag.
Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!
Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Union Station area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Morton Arboretum, Millennium Park, and Grant Park. You can also go for a hike around Wooded Island, Roman Pucincki Preserve, and Northerly Island Habitat Development Project. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out The Signature Room, Fisher Building, and Fox Bar.
Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Union Station area?
✅Multiple locations near Union Station
✅$10,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongings
✅Vetted store locations to ensure trust and safety
✅2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags in
✅Thousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored
How do I store luggage near Union Station with Bounce?
Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.
You’re now free to enjoy Union Station and Chicago without your things!
About Union Station
Located west of the Chicago River, Chicago Union Station is found at the intersection West Adams Street and West Jackson Boulevard. Situated just outside of the Chicago Loop, it’s in close proximity to the city’s main business and commercial centers. With over 40 million visitors per year, Union Station is the third-busiest train terminal in the United States and is home to several major transportation methods, such as Amtrak and the Metra commuter rail. Guided by the vision of famed architect Daniel Burnham, Union Station is now one of Chicago's greatest landmarks and is getting ready to celebrate its centennial in 2025.
Fun fact: Though the skylight in the Great Hall was covered during World War II to protect Union Station from enemy fire, it was restored and unveiled to the public in November 2018.
Things to Do at and near Union Station
You can do more than merely catch a train at and near Chicago Union Station, such as:
Host a business or private function in the Station’s Burlington Room, Founders Room, Pennsylvania Room, or Adams Street Balcony
Embark on the hour-long “Union Station: Icon of a Great Age” tour to learn more about its architecture, design, history, and future
Snap selfies on the recently restored Grand Staircase (featured in the 1987 film The Untouchables) and throughout the Great Hall
Walk a block over to the Willis Tower (also known as the Sears Tower) and ascend to the Skydeck’s glass ledge on the 103rd floor of the country’s second-tallest building
Head directly east to Millennium Park to snap a picture with Cloud Gate (commonly known as The Bean), the Midwest’s most popular attraction
Enjoy a meal at the iconic Lou Mitchell’s diner
Catch the Lyric Opera of Chicago at the Civic Opera House, the latter of which served as the inspiration for the opera house featured in Citizen Kane
Transit Options at Union Station
CTA “L”: Brown, Orange, Pink, and Purple lines at Quincy; Blue line at Clinton
CTA buses: 7, 60, 124, 125, 126, 151, 156, 157; 1, 28, 121, 125 during weekday rush; 130 mid-May through Labor Day
Pace bus: 755
Luggage Storage near Union Station
Chicago Union Station offers luggage storage for $10 per bag, or you can purchase daily access to the Legacy Club for $20 where you can store your bags. If you’re looking to save money, have the added bonus of storage insurance, and choose from a variety of convenient locations to store your luggage accessible to Union Station, then Bounce is your best bet.
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Frequently asked questions
How much does luggage storage cost near Union Station?
The price for luggage storage near Union Station is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.
Is it safe to store your bags near Union Station?
Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Union Station.
Are there storage lockers near Union Station?
Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Union Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Union Station and in the broader Chicago area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping gurantee.
Where are the best restaurants near Union Station?
The most popular restaurants to visit when near Union Station are Giordanos, Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago, and Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe.
Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Union Station?
Check out the nearby Morton Arboretum, Millennium Park, and Grant Park.
What are the best museums near Union Station?
While nearby, you can check out The Art Institute of Chicago, Shedd Aquarium, and Field Museum.