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

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Train  •  1 h

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

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station 26.5 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station 26.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station 26.5 miles

$30 - $45

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

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The quickest way to get from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station is to taxi which costs $80 - $95 and takes 31 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 and Chicago Union Station is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs $2 - $3.

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

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

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

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The nearest airport to Chicago Union Station is Chicago Midway (MDW) Airport which is 8.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Chicago O'Hare (ORD) (15.3 miles), Milwaukee (MKE) (75.5 miles) and Madison (MSN) (123.7 miles).

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Map of how to get from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Arlington Heights to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
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 Elgin
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

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