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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Irving Park-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Irving Park to Crystal Lake Up-Nw

$9 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus, line 550 bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride 605
  2. Take the line 550 bus from Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride to Crystal Lake Metra Station 550

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake 36.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake 36.2 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  50 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Crystal Lake 36.2 miles

$130 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 50 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Crystal Lake is 28 miles. The road distance is 36.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake without a car is to subway and train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs $9 - $13.

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake is 36 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Crystal Lake. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Crystal Lake, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake via Rosemont, Rosemont CTA Station, and Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Irving Park to Crystal Lake
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Pace I-90/Randall Road Park-n-Ride to Crystal Lake Metra Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Crystal Lake
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Private
$130 - $180
Taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Crystal Lake
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html
Website
cityofchicago.org
Pink Taxi
Phone
+1 847-940-TAXI
Website
pinktaxi.org
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
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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