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There are 5 ways to get from Carol Stream to Chicago by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 711 bus, train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the line 711 bus from Gary Ave & Thunderbird Trail to Wheaton Metra 711
  2. Take the train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC Up-W

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 301 bus, line 20 bus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the line 301 bus from Wheaton Metra to Forest Park Transit Center/CTA Blue Line 301
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Madison & Austin Terminal to Washington & Lasalle 20

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Carol Stream to Chicago 29.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from Carol Stream to Chicago 29.7 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  39m

  1. Take an Uber from Carol Stream to Chicago 29.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Carol Stream to Chicago is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Carol Stream to Chicago is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carol Stream to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Gary Ave & Arapahoe Trail and arriving at Washington & Lasalle via Wheaton Metra, Forest Park Transit Center/CTA Blue Line and Madison & Austin Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Carol Stream and Chicago is 26 miles. The road distance is 29.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Carol Stream to Chicago without a car is to line 711 bus and train which takes 1h 49m and costs $7 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Carol Stream to Chicago, including transfers.

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Carol Stream to Chicago bus services, operated by Pace Bus, depart from Wheaton Metra station.

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Carol Stream to Chicago bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Washington & Lasalle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Carol Stream to Chicago is 30 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from Carol Stream to Chicago.

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Map of how to get from Carol Stream to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Carol Stream, IL, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Carol Stream to Chicago via Wheaton Metra, Forest Park Transit Center/CTA Blue Line, Austin/Madison, and Madison & Austin Terminal in around 3h 38m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Gary Ave & Thunderbird Trail to Wheaton Metra
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Wheaton Metra to Forest Park Transit Center/CTA Blue Line
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Carol Stream to Chicago
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$75 - $95
Black
$110 - $150
Black SUV
$140 - $190
Taxi from Carol Stream to Chicago
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Naperville Vest Taxi
Phone
+1 630-358-4020
Website
napervillebesttaxiinc.com
Naerville Dupage Taxi
Phone
+1 630-961-3232
Website
napervilledupagetaxi.com
303 Taxi Naperville
Phone
+1 630-303-0303
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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