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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

What companies run services between Chicago Union Station, IL, USA and Waukegan, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 hour 19 minutes.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Waukegan
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan
Avg. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$45 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
uberXL
$90 - $120
UberSELECT
$100 - $130
UberBLACK
$150 - $200
SUV
$190 - $240
Taxi
Avg. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com

How far is it from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan?

The distance between Chicago Union Station and Waukegan is 57 km. The road distance is 65 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan is to train which costs $3 and takes 1 hour 26 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan?

The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan is to taxi which takes 47 minutes and costs $140.

Is there a direct train between Chicago Union Station and Waukegan?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Waukegan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour 19 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan?

The train from Chicago OTC to Waukegan takes 1 hour 19 minutes including transfers and departs hourly.