There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Cicero by train, subway, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 11 min
$4 - $6
Subway • 31 min
$2 - $5
3 alternative options
Line 157 bus • 33 min
Taxi • 10 min
$21 - $26
Drive • 10 min
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.
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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Chicago to Cicero train schedules
Trains departing Monday, June 14, 2021
Trains departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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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
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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.
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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.
The fastest way to get from Chicago to Cicero is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $21 - $26.
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.
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.
The distance between Chicago and Cicero is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Cicero without a car is to train which takes 11 min and costs $4 - $6.
The train from Chicago Union Station to Cicero takes 11 min including transfers and departs every two hours.
Chicago to Cicero bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Clinton & Polk station.
Chicago to Cicero train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.
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.
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.
Subway from Harold Washington Library to 54th/Cermak
- Ave. Duration
- 31 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- $2 - $5
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Bus from Clinton & Polk to Pulaski Pink Line Station
- Ave. Duration
- 33 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Chicago to Cicero bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Pulaski Pink Line Station.
Chicago to Cicero train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Cicero station.
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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