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

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Train  •  57 min

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

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Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) 26.2 miles

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) 26.2 miles

Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) by train and walk

The journey time between Arlington Heights Station and Chicago (Station) is around 49 min and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 37 min. Operated by Metra, the Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) service departs from Arlington Heights and arrives in Chicago (Station). Typically 147 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
49 min
Fastest journey time:
37 min
Journey distance:
23 miles
Services per week:
147
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) train and walk schedules

Arlington Heights Station → Chicago (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chicago (Station) is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 30 min.

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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 (Station) is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) without a car is to train which takes 57 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 (Station) train services, operated by Metra, depart from Arlington Heights station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station) is 26 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Arlington Heights Station to Chicago (Station).

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There are 573+ hotels available in Chicago (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Arlington Heights Station, IL, USA and Chicago (Station), 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 (Station)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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