Need a ride to the Lyric Opera House?

Lyric Opera is pleased to offer luxury motor coach service from Northbrook Court Shopping Mall for weekday matinee performances. Join us on our Lyric Bus and avoid the hassles of traffic and public transportation — plus, ride to your performance with fellow music lovers!

Meet us at Northbrook Court and let us do the driving for just $20 round-trip. Arrive at the Lyric Opera House in time to enjoy one of Lyric's onsite restaurants (reservations required) or attend a free pre-opera talk (operas only) one hour before the performance!

Lyric Bus reservations are currently available by phone only. Call Lyric's Audience Services department at 312.827.5600 to purchase bus tickets for your ride to your opera or musical performance!

Pick Up Location

Parking and pick up is at Northbrook Court on the south side of Neiman Marcus (lower level). Northbrook Court is located on Lake Cook Road, West of Hwy. 41 just east of I-294, west of the Edens.

5000 Northbrook Ct
Northbrook Court, Northbrook, IL 60062

Where to Park: Northbrook Court has provided Lyric Bus patrons with their own parking area for pick-up and drop-off. It is the small overflow lot across the road from the main Neiman Marcus parking lot. If you are coming from Lake Cook Rd, follow signs for Neiman Marcus and the Lyric Bus parking lot will be on your left. A Lyric Opera staff member will be there to meet you. 

Cost per person $20

Pick up location is in Northbrook Court at the overflow lot opposite Neiman Marcus. The map shows the location, which is on the outskirts of the mall. The company we are using is Aries Charter and their name is on the bus.

Pick up times are based on arriving 60 mins prior to the pre-opera talks (Excludes Siegfried arrival time). Attend the pre-opera talks (operas only) or dine at one of our restaurants.

Lyric has engaged full-sized motor coaches equipped with amenities including a restroom, climate control, wireless access, and full storage bays. Each bus has the capacity to accommodate up to two wheelchairs and features the "kneeler feature" that lowers and raises the bus for easier entrance and exit.

Lyric Bus Schedule

Lyric bus timings are as follows, except where noted:

Pick up at Northbrook Court: 11:00am

Departure: 11:15am

Arrival at the Lyric Opera House: 12:00pm

Pre-Opera Talks: 1:00pm

Matinee Curtain Time: 2:00pm

The Barber of Seville

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Luisa Miller

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Dead Man Walking

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Don Giovanni

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Thursday, December 5, 2019

The Queen of Spades

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Madama Butterfly

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020

42nd Street

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Call Lyric's Audience Services department at 312.827.5600 to purchase bus tickets for your ride to your opera or musical performance.