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There are 6 ways to get from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet by train, 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, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Brookfield to Downers Grove Bnsf
  2. Take the bus from Downers Grove Metra to Ottawa St & Jefferson St 834

$7 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 313 bus, bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 313 bus from Lake/5th to Yorktown Center 313
  2. Take the bus from Yorktown Center to Ottawa St & Jefferson St 834

$2

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Brookfield to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Joliet Gateway Center Lincoln Service

$27 - $51

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet 31.5 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet 31.5 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  42 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet 31.5 miles

$35 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet is to line 313 bus and bus which costs $2 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet. However, there are services departing from 31st/McCormick and arriving at Ottawa St & Jefferson St via Lake/5th and Yorktown Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet. However, there are services departing from Brookfield and arriving at Joliet Gateway Center via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Brookfield Zoo and Joliet is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $6 - $8.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet, including transfers.

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Brookfield Zoo to Joliet bus services, operated by Pace Bus, depart from Lake/5th station.

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Brookfield Zoo to Joliet train services, operated by Metra, depart from Brookfield station.

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The best way to get from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $27 - $55. Alternatively, you can line 313 bus and bus, which costs $2 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet.
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  • Distance: 25 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Brookfield Zoo, IL, USA and Joliet, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet via Brookfield and Chicago Union Station in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet via 31st/McCormick, Lake/5th, and Yorktown Center in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Brookfield to Downers Grove
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Brookfield to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Joliet Gateway Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Downers Grove Metra to Ottawa St & Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Lake/5th to Yorktown Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Yorktown Center to Ottawa St & Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$70 - $90
Select
$75 - $100
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Taxi from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
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 Naperville
Phone
+1 630-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Naerville Dupage Taxi
Phone
+1 630-961-3232
Website
napervilledupagetaxi.com
Naperville Vest Taxi
Phone
+1 630-358-4020
Website
napervillebesttaxiinc.com

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Brookfield Zoo to Joliet bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Ottawa St & Jefferson St station.

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Brookfield Zoo to Joliet train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Joliet Gateway Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brookfield Zoo to Joliet is 32 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Brookfield Zoo to Joliet.

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