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

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Train  •  11 min

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

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Subway  •  31 min

  1. Take the subway from Harold Washington Library to 54th/Cermak Pink Line

$2 - $5

3 alternative options

Line 157 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 157 bus from Clinton & Polk to Pulaski Pink Line Station 157

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Cicero 7.3 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Cicero 7.3 miles

$1

Chicago to Cicero by trains

The train journey time between Chicago and Cicero is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest train normally takes 11 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Cicero train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Cicero. Typically 92 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12 min
Fastest train time:
11 min
Trains per week:
92
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:40
Last train departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Cicero train schedules

Chicago → Cicero
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cicero is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cicero is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Cicero is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Cicero is to drive which costs $1 and takes 10 min.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Cicero is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $21 - $26.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clinton & Polk and arriving at Pulaski Pink Line Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Cicero. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Cicero is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Cicero without a car is to train which takes 11 min and costs $4 - $6.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Cicero takes 11 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Chicago to Cicero bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Clinton & Polk station.

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Chicago to Cicero train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Cicero is to train which takes 11 min and costs $4 - $6. Alternatively, you can line 157 bus, which costs $3 and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Cicero.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Cicero every 2 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Clinton & Polk to Pulaski Pink Line Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Cicero
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Clinton & Polk to Pulaski Pink Line Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Cicero
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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 Cicero bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Pulaski Pink Line Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Cicero is 7 miles. It takes approximately 10 min to drive from Chicago to Cicero.

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There are 391+ hotels available in Cicero. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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