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Duration 4h 40m
Distance 155.8 miles
Average price $46
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Uptown Station and Crystal Lake takes 4h 40m and the fastest train takes 4h 9m. The train service runs several times per day from Uptown Station to Crystal Lake. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
  2. Chicago OTC
  3. Crystal Lake
4h 57m
$39 - $52

Uptown Station to Crystal Lake train times

Trains run five times a day between Uptown Station and Crystal Lake. The earliest departure is at 07:31 in the morning, and the last departure from Uptown Station is at 20:36 which arrives into Crystal Lake at 00:55. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 4h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Uptown Station station to Crystal Lake. However, there are services departing from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station and arriving at Crystal Lake via Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Uptown Station and Crystal Lake is 125 miles. The road distance is 155.8 miles.

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Uptown Station to Crystal Lake train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station.

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Uptown Station to Crystal Lake train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Crystal Lake station.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Crystal Lake. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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