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There are 3 ways to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Arlington Heights to Chicago OTC Up-Nw

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago 27 miles

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago 27 miles

Arlington Heights Station to Chicago by train

The train journey time between Arlington Heights Station and Chicago is around 48 min and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest train normally takes 37 min. Operated by Metra, the Arlington Heights Station to Chicago train service departs from Arlington Heights and arrives in Chicago OTC. Typically 144 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
48 min
Fastest train time:
37 min
Train distance:
23 miles
Trains per week:
144
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:21
Last train departs at:
22:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Arlington Heights Station to Chicago train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chicago is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Chicago is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The fastest way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs $80 - $100.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Arlington Heights and arriving at Chicago OTC. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Arlington Heights Station and Chicago is 23 miles. The road distance is 27 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs $4 - $7.

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The train from Arlington Heights to Chicago OTC takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Arlington Heights Station to Chicago train services, operated by Metra, depart from Arlington Heights station.

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Arlington Heights Station to Chicago train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Chicago OTC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington Heights Station to Chicago is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago.

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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Arlington Heights Station, IL, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Arlington Heights to Chicago OTC hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Arlington Heights to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Metra
Other operators
Taxi from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Taxi Green Cab
Phone
+1 224-489-6259
Website
elgintaxigreencab.com
A#1 Cab Service
Phone
+1 847-888-3990
Website
a1cabdispatch.com
303 Taxi Elgin
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com

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