There are 8 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston by bus, subway, train, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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

Line 290 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 290 bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Howard CTA Station 290

$4 - $5

7 alternative options

Subway  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Clark/Lake Blue Line
  2. Take the subway from Clark/Lake to Dempster Purple Line

$4 - $8

Subway, train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Irving Park-Blue Blue Line
  2. Take the train from Clybourn to Evanston Up-N

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston 15.2 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston 15.2 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evanston 15.2 miles

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evanston

$16 - $75

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston 15.2 miles

$20 - $27

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Evanston is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

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

Pace Bus operates a bus from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Clark/Lake
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Clark/Lake to Dempster
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Irving Park-Blue
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Clybourn to Evanston
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Howard CTA Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$20 - $27
UberX
$21 - $28
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evanston
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Shuttle from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evanston
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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