There are 4 ways to get from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs 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  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs Bnsf

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs 17.7 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs 17.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs 17.7 miles

$22 - $30

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

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$22 - $30
uberX
$24 - $35
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberSELECT
$50 - $65
UberBLACK
$70 - $95
SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs?

The distance between Chicago Union Station and Western Springs is 23 km. The road distance is 28 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs?

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs?

The quickest way to get from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $55 - $65.

Is there a direct train between Chicago Union Station and Western Springs?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Western Springs. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs?

The train from Chicago Union Station to Western Springs takes 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.