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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Braeside Up-N

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 147 bus, line 213 bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from State & Adams to Paulina & Howard Terminal 147
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Lake-Cook / Hastings 213

$4

5 alternative options

Subway, line 213 bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the subway from Jackson-Red to Howard Red Line
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Lake-Cook / Hastings 213

$4 - $6

Line 22 bus, line 213 bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the line 22 bus from Dearborn & Ida B Wells Drive to Paulina & Howard Terminal 22 / ...
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Lake-Cook / Hastings 213

$4

Taxi  •  29m

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden 24.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden 24.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29m

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden 24.9 miles

$28 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden is to taxi which costs $75 - $90 and takes 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden. However, there are services departing from State & Adams and arriving at Lake-Cook / Hastings via Howard CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Braeside. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46m.

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The distance between Chicago and Chicago Botanic Garden is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden without a car is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs $5 - $7.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Braeside takes 46m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from State & Adams station.

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Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden is to train which takes 1h 11m and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 147 bus and line 213 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden.
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  • Distance: 20.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Chicago Botanic Garden, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden via Paulina & Howard Terminal, Howard CTA Station, and Lake-Cook / Hastings in around 2h 17m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Howard CTA Station to Lake-Cook / Hastings
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from State & Adams to Paulina & Howard Terminal
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Dearborn & Ida B Wells Drive to Paulina & Howard Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$28 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$60 - $75
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Lake-Cook / Hastings station.

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Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Braeside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29m to drive from Chicago to Chicago Botanic Garden.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Chicago Botanic Garden. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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