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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 423 bus, train  •  2 h 33 min

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

$9 - $12

5 alternative options

Line 423 bus, line 213 bus, train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 423 bus from Harlem CTA Station to Elm / Winnetka Metra Station 423
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Green Bay / Elm to Highland Park Metra Station 213
  3. Take the train from Highland Park to Waukegan

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan 34 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan 34 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Waukegan 34 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan 34 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Waukegan is 27 miles. The road distance is 34 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan without a car is to line 423 bus and train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $9 - $12.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan is 34 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan.

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Map of how to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan.
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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

There is no direct connection from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan. However, you can take the subway to Harlem-O'Hare, take the walk to Harlem CTA Station, take the line 423 bus to Elm / Winnetka Metra Station, take the walk to Winnetka, then take the train to Waukegan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan via Harlem-O'Hare, Harlem CTA Station, Elm / Winnetka Metra Station, Green Bay / Elm, Highland Park Metra Station, and Highland Park in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Winnetka to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Highland Park to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Green Bay / Elm to Highland Park Metra Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Private
$120 - $180
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $50
UberX
$40 - $55
UberXL
$75 - $95
Select
$80 - $110
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$160 - $210
Taxi from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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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