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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston by subway, bus, 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

Subway, line 290 bus  •  57m

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Cumberland Blue Line
  2. Take the line 290 bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Lincolnwood Town Center 290

$4 - $5

6 alternative options

Subway  •  1h 46m

  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

Taxi  •  22m

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

$45 - $60

Drive  •  22m

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

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  22m

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

$95 - $140

Shuttle  •  36m

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  22m

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

$19 - $26

Questions & Answers

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

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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 22m.

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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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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston without a car is to subway and line 290 bus which takes 57m and costs $4 - $5.

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It takes approximately 57m to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston is 15 miles. It takes approximately 22m to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston.

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There are 730+ hotels available in Evanston. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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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: 57m

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston. However, you can take the subway to Cumberland, take the walk to Cumberland CTA Station, then take the line 290 bus to Lincolnwood Town Center. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston via Clark/Lake in around 1h 46m.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Cumberland
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from O'Hare to Clark/Lake
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Clark/Lake to Dempster
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Lincolnwood Town Center
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evanston
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Evanston
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Private
$95 - $140
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$19 - $26
UberX
$20 - $27
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Evanston
Ave. Duration
22m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Pink Taxi
Phone
+1 847-940-TAXI
Website
pinktaxi.org
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html
Website
cityofchicago.org
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
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

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