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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h

  1. Up-Nw

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. 26.5 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  31 min

  1. 26.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  31 min

  1. 26.5 miles

$30 - $45

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

Metra operates a train from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 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
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberX
$35 - $45
uberXL
$60 - $80
UberSELECT
$65 - $90
UberBLACK
$100 - $130
SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html
Website
cityofchicago.org
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
Pink Taxi
Phone
+1 847-940-TAXI
Website
pinktaxi.org
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
303 Taxi Elgin
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
A#1 Cab Service
Phone
+1 847-888-3990
Website
a1cabdispatch.com
Taxi Green Cab
Phone
+1 224-489-6259
Website
elgintaxigreencab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Arlington Heights and Chicago Union Station is 37 km. The road distance is 42 km.

The cheapest way to get from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station is to train which costs $2 - $3 and takes 1 h.

The quickest way to get from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs $80 - $95.

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