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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Aurora by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora Bnsf

$7 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus, line 530 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Naperville Amtrak 1492 / ...
  2. Take the line 530 bus from Naperville Metra to Broadway & Spring St 530

$19 - $26

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Aurora 41.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Aurora 41.9 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  47 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Aurora 41.9 miles

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Aurora is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 47 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Aurora. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Broadway & Spring St via Naperville Metra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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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 57 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Aurora is 37 miles. The road distance is 41.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Aurora without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs $7 - $9.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Aurora bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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Chicago to Aurora train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Aurora is to train which takes 57 min and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus and line 530 bus, which costs $19 - $26 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Aurora.
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  • Distance: 36.7 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Aurora, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago to Aurora hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Aurora via Naperville Metra in around 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Aurora
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Naperville Metra to Broadway & Spring St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Aurora
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$160 - $200
Black SUV
$200 - $250
Taxi from Chicago to Aurora
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

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Chicago to Aurora bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Broadway & Spring St station.

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Chicago to Aurora train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Aurora station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Aurora is 42 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Chicago to Aurora.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Aurora. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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