The Village is located in Kane County, approximately 40 miles northwest of Chicago, with easy access to major highways and transportation hubs. The major north-south roads in the Village are IL Route 31 and Randall Road on the west side of the Fox River; and IL Route 25 on the east side of the river, linking the area to I-90 and I-88. Stearns Road is a major east-west roadway, providing ease access to I-390.
Commuters to Chicago use Metra rail service, which makes frequent stops at nearby Big Timber Road and National Street in Elgin and Railroad Avenue in Bartlett.
Pace Suburban Bus Service Route 801 provides public transportation Monday through Saturday beginning at the Elgin Transportation Center south along IL Route 31 to Spring Street/Hopps Road to Randall Road with stops at South Elgin Commons and South Elgin Crossings Shopping Center; the Kane County Judicial Center; and the Geneva Metra Station. Pace also offers a Vanpool Incentive Program as an alternate way to travel between home and work.
The Village is a sponsor of the Ride-in-Kane program - a paratransit transportation service available to eligible South Elgin residents. Those residents 65 years and older may use this service for medical appointments or for transportation to work or job training destinations.
The Village is only 30 minutes away from O'Hare International Airport and 45 minutes from Chicago Midway International Airport. Local air traffic uses DuPage County Airport on IL-64, six miles south of the Village.