Transportation - City of Galena



Galena is located on the west end of US Highway 20 in Illinois.  From Chicago, take I-90 west to Rockford and follow US-20. From the south (such as Springfield or the Quad Cities), take IL-84 north along the Great River Road until it intersects US-20 north of Hanover.

Air Travel

Galena is 20 miles from the Dubuque Regional Airport, which has daily flights to O'Hare airport in Chicago and many other regional and national destinations.  More information about the Dubuque Regional Airport and its flights and other services may be viewed through the following link.

Dubuque Regional Airport


The City of Galena
101 Green Street
Galena, Il 61036
T 815.777.1050
F 815.777.3083
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. M-F
About Us
The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement. Click here for a short video about Galena’s unique lifestyle.
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