There are 5 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove by 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

Train, line 234 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Mt. Prospect Up-Nw
  2. Take the line 234 bus from Northwest Hwy./Main to Buffalo Grove/Dundee 234

$5

4 alternative options

Bus, line 604 bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Woodfield Mall Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH
  2. Take the line 604 bus from Woodfield Mall to Dundee/Old Buffalo Grove 604

$17 - $19

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove 26.6 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove 26.6 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove 26.6 miles

$30 - $45

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

You can take a bus from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove via Woodfield Mall in around 2 h 41 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Mt. Prospect
Ave. Duration
41 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 Northwest Hwy./Main to Buffalo Grove/Dundee
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Woodfield Mall to Dundee/Old Buffalo Grove
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Woodfield Mall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberX
$35 - $45
uberXL
$60 - $80
UberSELECT
$65 - $90
UberBLACK
$100 - $140
SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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

The distance between Chicago Union Station and Buffalo Grove is 40 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs $80 - $95.

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Jackson & Canal and arriving at Dundee/Old Buffalo Grove via Woodfield Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove, including transfers.