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

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Train  •  26m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Downers Grove Bnsf

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Subway, line 322 bus  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the subway from Harold Washington Library to 54th/Cermak Pink Line
  2. Take the line 322 bus from 54th Ave CTA Station/Pink Line to Yorktown Center 322

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  28m

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Downers Grove 23 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  28m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Downers Grove 23 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28m

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Downers Grove 23 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Downers Grove is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Downers Grove is to train which costs $5 - $7 and takes 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Downers Grove. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26m.

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The distance between Chicago and Downers Grove is 20 miles. The road distance is 23 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Downers Grove without a car is to train which takes 26m and costs $5 - $7.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Downers Grove takes 26m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Downers Grove train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Downers Grove is 23 miles. It takes approximately 28m to drive from Chicago to Downers Grove.

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There are 209+ hotels available in Downers Grove. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Downers Grove.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 26m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Downers Grove, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago to Downers Grove hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 26m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from 54th Ave CTA Station/Pink Line to Yorktown Center
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Downers Grove
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$27 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$60 - $75
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from Chicago to Downers Grove
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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