There are 5 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center by bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Line 151 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 151 bus from Union Station Transit Center to Michigan & Chestnut 151 / ...

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center 2.5 miles

$11 - $14

Uber  •  3 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center 2.5 miles

$6 - $10

Walk  •  46 min

  1. Walk from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center 2.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  25 min

  1. Cycle from Canal St & Adams St to Mies Van Der Rohe Way & Chestnut St 2.5 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center is to line 151 bus which costs $2 - $3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center is to taxi which costs $11 - $14 and takes 3 min.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and John Hancock Center is 2 miles.

The line 151 bus from Union Station Transit Center to Michigan & Chestnut takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Union Station Transit Center station and arriving at Michigan & Chestnut. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center.
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  • Distance: 1.6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Chicago Union Station, IL, USA and John Hancock Center, IL, USA?

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$6 - $10
UberX
$7 - $10
UberXL
$12 - $16
Select
$13 - $18
Black
$18 - $24
Black SUV
$28 - $40
Divvy
Website
divvybikes.com
Bike from Canal St & Adams St to Mies Van Der Rohe Way & Chestnut St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to John Hancock Center
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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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