There are 3 ways to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago by train, taxi or car
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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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Arlington Heights Station to Chicago train schedules
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Trains departing Monday, September 20, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.
The fastest way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs $80 - $100.
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.
The distance between Arlington Heights Station and Chicago is 23 miles. The road distance is 27 miles.
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.
The train from Arlington Heights to Chicago OTC takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Arlington Heights Station to Chicago train services, operated by Metra, depart from Arlington Heights station.
Arlington Heights Station to Chicago train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Chicago OTC station.
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.
There are 310+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
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.
- Ave. Duration
- 31 min
- Estimated price
- $80 - $100
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