There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Des Plaines by train, taxi, car or towncar
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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Des Plaines, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago to Des Plaines hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 34 min.
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Chicago and Des Plaines is 27 km. The road distance is 31 km.
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Des Plaines is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Des Plaines is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $55 - $70.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Des Plaines. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.
The train from Chicago OTC to Des Plaines takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.