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

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Train  •  1 h

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

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 22 bus, line 213 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Dearborn & Madison to Paulina & Howard Terminal 22 / ...
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Highland Park Metra Station 213

$4

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Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park 26.2 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park 26.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park 26.2 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park station. However, there are services departing from Dearborn & Madison and arriving at Highland Park Metra Station via Howard CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Highland Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Highland Park is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs $6 - $8.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Highland Park takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago Union Station to Highland Park bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Dearborn & Madison station.

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

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park is to train which takes 1 h and costs $6 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 22 bus and line 213 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park via Dearborn & Madison and Howard CTA Station in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Highland Park
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
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 Highland Park Metra Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$60 - $75
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$75 - $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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Chicago Union Station to Highland Park bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Highland Park Metra Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Highland Park is 26 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Chicago Union Station to Highland Park.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Highland Park. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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