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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St. Me

$4 - $6

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Line 6 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Balbo & Michigan to 5440 S S Hyde Park 6 / ...

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park 6.9 miles

$20 - $25

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park 6.9 miles

$1

Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park by train and walk

The journey time between Chicago and 55th Street & Lake Park is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 10 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park service departs from Van Buren St. and arrives in 55th Street & Lake Park. Typically 340 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12 min
Fastest journey time:
10 min
Services per week:
340
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:37
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park train and walk schedules

Chicago → 55th Street & Lake Park
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The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park is to drive, which costs $1 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park is to taxi which costs $20 - $25 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Balbo & Michigan and arriving at 5440 S S Hyde Park. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Van Buren St. and arriving at 55th - 56th - 57th St.. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Chicago and 55th Street & Lake Park is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St. takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Balbo & Michigan station.

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Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park train services, operated by Metra, depart from Van Buren St. station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park is to train which takes 17 min and costs $4 - $6. Alternatively, you can line 6 bus, which costs $3 and takes 21 min.

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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and 55th Street & Lake Park, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St. every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Balbo & Michigan to 5440 S S Hyde Park every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at 5440 S S Hyde Park station.

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Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park train services, operated by Metra, arrive at 55th - 56th - 57th St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park is 7 miles. It takes approximately 8 min to drive from Chicago to 55th Street & Lake Park.

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There are 290+ hotels available in 55th Street & Lake Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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