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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Aurora by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  57m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora Bnsf

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus, line 530 bus  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Naperville Amtrak 1492 / ...
  2. Take the line 530 bus from Naperville Metra to New York St & Broadway St 530

$19 - $26

Taxi  •  47m

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to Aurora 41.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  47m

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Aurora 41.3 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  47m

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to Aurora 41.3 miles

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Aurora is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Aurora is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Union Station to Aurora. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at New York St & Broadway St via Naperville Metra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Aurora. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57m.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Aurora is 36 miles. The road distance is 41.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Aurora without a car is to train which takes 57m and costs $7 - $9.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora takes 57m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago Union Station to Aurora bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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Chicago Union Station to Aurora train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Aurora is to train which takes 57m and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus and line 530 bus, which costs $19 - $26 and takes 2h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Aurora.
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 57m

What companies run services between Chicago Union Station, IL, USA and Aurora, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago Union Station to Aurora via Chicago, IL and Naperville Metra in around 2h 38m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Naperville Metra to New York St & Broadway St
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Aurora
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$160 - $200
Black SUV
$190 - $250
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Aurora
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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

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Chicago Union Station to Aurora bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at New York St & Broadway St station.

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Chicago Union Station to Aurora train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Aurora station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Aurora is 41 miles. It takes approximately 47m to drive from Chicago Union Station to Aurora.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Aurora. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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