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Bourbonnais is a village in Kankakee County, in the Chicagoland region of Illinois.

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Map of Bourbonnais

By public transit[edit]

If you are coming from Chicago, you can take Metra's Electric District Line to University Park Station, then transfer to the University Park bus run by River Valley Metro. The bus fare is $2 each way and the ride takes about forty minutes. Buses run fairly frequently Monday through Friday. Buses run every two hours between 7AM and 9PM on Saturday. However, there are only four trips on Sunday between 8:52AM and 4:07PM. The bus stops at the transit center at East 5000N road and route 50. You can then transfer to the number 10 or 11 bus to continue your trip.

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By bus[edit]

River Valley Metro (+1 815-937-4287) has two routes that serve Bourbonnais: 10 and 11. Buses run M-F 5AM – 10:30PM, Sa 7AM – 10:30PM, Su holidays 8AM – 5PM. The fare is $1 and buses run every hour.


Bourbonnais is the home of Olivet Nazarene University. It was once the summer training camp for the Chicago Bears.



  • Northfield Square Mall is in nearby Bradley.





There are no hotels in Bourbonnais. Bradley, however, does have several hotels, as does the city of Kankakee.

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Routes through Bourbonnais
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