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

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Train  •  51m

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Glencoe Up-N

$5 - $7

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Line 147 bus, line 213 bus  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Michigan & South Water to Paulina & Howard Terminal 147
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Glencoe / Park Ave 213

$4

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Taxi  •  26m

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe 23.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  26m

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe 23.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  26m

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe 23.4 miles

$27 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe. However, there are services departing from Jackson & Chicago River and arriving at Glencoe / Park Ave via Michigan & South Water and Howard CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Glencoe. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43m.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Glencoe is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe without a car is to train which takes 51m and costs $5 - $7.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Glencoe takes 43m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago Union Station to Glencoe bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Michigan & South Water station.

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Chicago Union Station to Glencoe train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe is to train which takes 51m and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 147 bus and line 213 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe.
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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 51m

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

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe via Michigan & South Water, Paulina & Howard Terminal, and Howard CTA Station in around 2h 14m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Glencoe
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Howard CTA Station to Glencoe / Park Ave
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$27 - $35
UberX
$28 - $40
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$80 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe
Ave. Duration
26m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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 Glencoe bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Glencoe / Park Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Glencoe is 23 miles. It takes approximately 26m to drive from Chicago Union Station to Glencoe.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Glencoe. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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