Weekday Matinee Lyric Bus!

Lyric Opera of Chicago Lyric Bus - let us give you a ride to your opera or musical matinee performance


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!

You can drive to Northbrook Court, park, and let us do the driving to the Lyric Opera House and back for just $20 round-trip on the Lyric Bus! Arrive 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.

Address: 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.  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.



2017/18 Lyric Bus Schedule

DATE DAY PRODUCTION PICK UP TIME ARRIVAL TIME PRE-OPERA TALKS CURTAIN TIME
October 11 Wednesday Rigoletto 11:15 12:20 1:00 2:00
October 12 Thursday Orphée et Eurydice 11:15 12:20 1:00 2:00
October 26 Thursday
Rigoletto
11:15 12:20 1:00 2:00
November 22 Wednesday The Pearl Fishers 11:15 12:20 1:00 2:00
December 14 Thursday Turandot 11:15
12:20
1:00
2:00
January 17 Wednesday Turandot
11:15
12:20
1:00
2:00
February 28 Wednesday I Puritani
11:15
12:20
1:00
2:00
March 8 Thursday Così fan tutte 11:15
12:20
1:00
2:00
March 21 Wednesday Faust 11:15
12:20
1:00
2:00




Lyric Opera of Chicago Lyric Bus - let us give you a ride to your opera or musical matinee performance

Lyric Opera of Chicago Lyric Bus - let us give you a ride to your opera or musical matinee performance

Lyric Opera of Chicago Lyric Bus - let us give you a ride to your opera or musical matinee performance

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