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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St. Me

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 4 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Michigan & Balbo to Cottage Grove & 56th Street 2 / ...

$3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 6.9 miles

$20 - $25

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 6.9 miles

$1

Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 by train and walk

The journey time between Chicago and Chicago Pile-1 is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 10 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 service departs from Van Buren St. and arrives in Chicago Pile-1. Typically 340 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12 min
Fastest journey time:
10 min
Services per week:
340
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:37
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 train and walk schedules

Chicago → Chicago Pile-1
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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 is to drive which costs $1 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 is to taxi which costs $20 - $25 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Michigan & Balbo and arriving at Cottage Grove & 56th Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Van Buren St. and arriving at 55th - 56th - 57th St.. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Chicago Pile-1 is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St. takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Michigan & Balbo station.

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Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 train services, operated by Metra, depart from Van Buren St. station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 is to train which takes 33 min and costs $4 - $6. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus, which costs $3 and takes 42 min.

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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Chicago Pile-1, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St. every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Michigan & Balbo to Cottage Grove & 56th Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 55th - 56th - 57th St.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Michigan & Balbo to Cottage Grove & 56th Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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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Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Cottage Grove & 56th Street station.

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Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 train services, operated by Metra, arrive at 55th - 56th - 57th St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Chicago Pile-1 is 7 miles. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Chicago to Chicago Pile-1.

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There are 292+ hotels available in Chicago Pile-1. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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