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

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Arlington Park Up-Nw

$6 - $8

4 alternative options

Train via Palatine  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Palatine Up-Nw

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to Palatine 28.8 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Palatine 28.8 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to Palatine 28.8 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Arlington Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Palatine is 26 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Palatine without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs .

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The train from Chicago OTC to Arlington Park takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Palatine is 29 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Chicago Union Station to Palatine.

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There are 195+ hotels available in Palatine. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Palatine hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Arlington Park
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Palatine
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Palatine
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $50
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$70 - $90
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Palatine
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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