There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Carpentersville by train, bus, 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, line 543 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elgin Md-W
  2. Take the line 543 bus from Elgin Transportation Center to Golfview/Fairway 543

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 56 bus, bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 56 bus from Madison & Clinton to Jefferson Park Transit Center 56
  2. Take the bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Elgin Transportation Center 603

$6 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Carpentersville 40.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Carpentersville 40.7 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  49 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Carpentersville 40.7 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Carpentersville is 37 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Carpentersville without a car is to train and line 543 bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Chicago to Carpentersville, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Carpentersville is 41 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Chicago to Carpentersville.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Carpentersville. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Carpentersville.
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  • Distance: 36.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Chicago to Carpentersville via Jefferson Park Transit Center, Jefferson Park, Rosemont, Rosemont CTA Station, and Elgin Transportation Center in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Elgin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 Elgin Transportation Center to Golfview/Fairway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Rosemont CTA Station to Elgin Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Carpentersville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$95 - $130
Black
$150 - $200
Black SUV
$190 - $240
Taxi from Chicago to Carpentersville
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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