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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station Lincoln Service / ...

$30 - $75

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 12m

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station 131.8 miles

$12 - $19

Fly  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI

$98 - $476

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station is to train which costs $30 - $75 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Chicago Union Station and Uptown Station is 118 miles. The road distance is 131.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station without a car is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs $30 - $75.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station takes 2h 11m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station is to train which takes 2h 11m and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $95 - $480 and takes 3h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Bloomington Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station.

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Map of how to get from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station.
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  • Distance: 118.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 11m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 11m. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2h 12m to drive from Chicago Union Station to Uptown Station.

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American Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Bloomington Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Uptown Station. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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