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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn Up-W

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 66 bus, line 313 bus, line 715 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the line 66 bus from Chicago & State to Chicago & Austin Terminal 66
  2. Take the line 313 bus from Lake/Harvey to Yorktown Center 313
  3. Take the line 715 bus from Yorktown Center to Crescent/Forest/Glen Ellyn Metra 715

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn 25.1 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn 25.1 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn 25.1 miles

$29 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn is to taxi which costs $75 - $90 and takes 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn. However, there are services departing from Chicago & State and arriving at Crescent/Forest/Glen Ellyn Metra via Lake/Harvey and Yorktown Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Glen Ellyn. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) and Glen Ellyn is 23 miles. The road distance is 25.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn without a car is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $6 - $8.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Chicago & State station.

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Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $6 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 66 bus and line 313 bus and line 715 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn.
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  • Distance: 22.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

What companies run services between Chicago Station (CTA Red Line), IL, USA and Glen Ellyn, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn via Chicago & Austin Terminal, Lake/Harvey, and Yorktown Center in around 3 h.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Lake/Harvey to Yorktown Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Yorktown Center to Crescent/Forest/Glen Ellyn Metra
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$29 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Crescent/Forest/Glen Ellyn Metra station.

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Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Glen Ellyn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn is 25 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn.

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