There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan by train, taxi, car or towncar

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

Train  •  1 h 29 min

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

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan 40.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan 40.7 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan 40.7 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan is to train which costs $2 - $4 and takes 1 h 29 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 47 min.

More details

The distance between Chicago Union Station and Waukegan is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The train from Chicago OTC to Waukegan takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Waukegan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

More details

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

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $65
uberX
$50 - $65
uberXL
$90 - $120
UberSELECT
$100 - $130
UberBLACK
$150 - $200
SUV
$190 - $240
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Waukegan
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including 5 incredible day trips from Florence by train, Need to know: Greyhound and Heading to Europe? Read this before you buy a Eurail Pass - to help you get the most out of your next trip.