There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Princeton by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Southwest Chief / ...

$30 - $70

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. 1205 / ...

$120 - $132

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. 117.1 miles

$11 - $17

Fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. ORD - MLI

$272 - $505

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago Union Station and Princeton is 162 km. The road distance is 187 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Princeton is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Princeton is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs $30 - $70.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Princeton Amtrak. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

The train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Princeton Amtrak takes 1 h 46 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Princeton 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago Union Station to Princeton twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Moline
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Train operators
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways

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