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

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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

$8 - $9

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

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Union Station 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.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Buffalo Grove is 25 miles. The road distance is 26.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove without a car is to train and line 234 bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $7 - $9.

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

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Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove bus services, operated by Peoria Charter Coach Company, arrive at Union Station, Jackson & Canal.

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Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Dundee/Old Buffalo Grove station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove is 27 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Buffalo Grove. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove.
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  • Distance: 25.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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
$5 - $7
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
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Grove
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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