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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  24 min

  1. Bnsf

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Subway, line 322 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Pink Line
  2. 322

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. 23 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  28 min

  1. 23 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

  1. 23 miles

$28 - $40

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 $2 - $3 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from 54th Ave./Cermak to Yorktown Center
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$28 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
uberXL
$55 - $70
UberSELECT
$60 - $80
UberBLACK
$90 - $120
SUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from Chicago to Downers Grove
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chicago and Downers Grove is 33 km. The road distance is 37 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Chicago to Downers Grove is to train which takes 24 min and costs $2 - $3.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Downers Grove. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

The train from Chicago Union Station to Downers Grove takes 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.