There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Aurora by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 1h
$7 - $9
4 alternative options
Bus, line 530 bus • 2h 31m
$13 - $20
Taxi • 49 min
$100 - $130
Drive • 49 min
$4 - $6
Uber • 49 min
$50 - $60
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Aurora is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 49 min.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Aurora is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 49 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Aurora. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at New York St & Broadway St via Naperville Metra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Aurora. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.
The distance between Chicago and Aurora is 37 miles. The road distance is 41.2 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Aurora without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs $7 - $9.
The train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora takes 1h including transfers and departs hourly.
Chicago to Aurora bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.
Chicago to Aurora train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.
The best way to get from Chicago to Aurora is to train which takes 1h and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus and line 530 bus, which costs $12 - $21 and takes 2h 31m.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Aurora, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 1h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Aurora via Naperville Rt59 and Naperville Metra in around 2h 31m.
Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.
Bus from Chicago, Il to Naperville Rt59
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 5m
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $10 - $16
- $10 - $16
- $26 - $40
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Chicago to Aurora bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at New York St & Broadway St station.
Chicago to Aurora train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Aurora station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Aurora is 41 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Chicago to Aurora.
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