There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn by train, 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

Train  •  1 h 16 min

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

$2 - $3

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

$30 - $40

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 $2 - $3 and the journey takes 45 min.

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
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.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
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $40
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberSELECT
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$100 - $130
SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn?

The distance between Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) and Glen Ellyn is 36 km. The road distance is 40 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn is to train which costs $2 - $3 and takes 1 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn?

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

Is there a direct train between Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) and Glen Ellyn?

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.

How long does it take to get from Chicago Station (CTA Red Line) to Glen Ellyn?

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

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