There are 5 ways to get from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium by train, subway, bus, 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, subway  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Arlington Heights to Irving Park Up-Nw
  2. Take the subway from Irving Park-Blue to Jackson-Blue Blue Line

$7 - $10

4 alternative options

Train, line 68 bus, line 56 bus, line 146 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Arlington Heights to Park Ridge
  2. Take the line 68 bus from Summit & Prospect to Jefferson Park Transit Center 68
  3. Take the line 56 bus from Jefferson Park Transit Center to Washington & State 56
  4. Take the line 146 bus from State & Washington to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium 146

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium 28.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium 28.9 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium 28.9 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Arlington Heights and Shedd Aquarium is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to get from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium is 29 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium.

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Map of how to get from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium.
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  • Distance: 24.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 28 min

What companies run services between Arlington Heights, IL, USA and Shedd Aquarium, IL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium. However, you can take the train to Irving Park, take the walk to Irving Park-Blue, take the subway to Jackson-Blue, then take the walk to Shedd Aquarium. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium via Park Ridge, Summit & Prospect, Jefferson Park Transit Center, Washington & State, State & Washington, and Solidarity Drive & Aquarium in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Arlington Heights to Irving Park
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Arlington Heights to Park Ridge
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Summit & Prospect to Jefferson Park Transit Center
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Jefferson Park Transit Center to Washington & State
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from State & Washington to Solidarity Drive & Aquarium
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$70 - $90
Black
$110 - $150
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Arlington Heights to Shedd Aquarium
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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