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

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Train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station City Of New Orleans / ...

$39 - $53

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to University Park Me
  2. Take the bus from University Park Train Station to Bourbonnais, IL

$22 - $26

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Bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Kankakee, Il 1163 / ...

$33 - $43

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Bourbonnais 55.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Chicago to Bourbonnais 55.9 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Bourbonnais is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Bourbonnais is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 1h.

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The distance between Chicago and Bourbonnais is 52 miles. The road distance is 55.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Bourbonnais without a car is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Chicago to Bourbonnais, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Bourbonnais is to train which takes 1h 22m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 1h 43m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Bourbonnais is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Chicago to Bourbonnais.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Bourbonnais. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 52 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 16m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago, Il to Kankakee, Il 5 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kankakee Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Van Buren St. to University Park
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Kankakee, Il
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $45
River Valley Metro
Phone
+1 815-937-4287
Website
rivervalleymetro.com
Bus from University Park Train Station to Bourbonnais, IL
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
rivervalleymetro.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Bourbonnais
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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