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

Subway, train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Irving Park-Blue
  2. Take the train from Irving Park to Clybourn
  3. Take the train from Clybourn to Lake Bluff

$5 - $8

6 alternative options

Line 423 bus, train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 423 bus from Harlem CTA Station to Elm / Winnetka Metra Station 423
  2. Take the train from Winnetka to Lake Bluff Up-N

$6 - $8

Subway, line 423 bus, line 213 bus, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Harlem-O'Hare
  2. Take the line 423 bus from Harlem CTA Station to Elm / Winnetka Metra Station 423
  3. Take the line 213 bus from Green Bay / Elm to Highland Park Metra Station 213
  4. Take the train from Highland Park to Lake Bluff

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff 28.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff 28.8 miles

$2 - $5

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lake Bluff 28.8 miles

$120 - $170

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff 28.8 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff is to drive which costs $2 - $5 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Lake Bluff is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff. However, you can take the subway to Irving Park-Blue, take the walk to Irving Park, take the train to Clybourn, then take the train to Lake Bluff. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff via Harlem-O'Hare, Harlem CTA Station, Elm / Winnetka Metra Station, and Winnetka in around 2 h 58 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
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
Subway from O'Hare to Harlem-O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Irving Park to Clybourn
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Clybourn to Lake Bluff
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Winnetka to Lake Bluff
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Highland Park to Lake Bluff
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Harlem CTA Station to Elm / Winnetka Metra Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Green Bay / Elm to Highland Park Metra Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$65 - $85
UberSELECT
$75 - $95
UberBLACK
$110 - $140
SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Lake Bluff
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Lake Bluff
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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