Travel from Chicago to Evanston

Bus or train from Chicago to Evanston?

Metra operates a train from Chicago to Evanston hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 23 minutes. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Chicago to Evanston every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 56 minutes.

How to get from Chicago to Evanston

ModeDurationPrice
From Chicago OTC train to Evanston.23 min$2
From LaSalle/Van Buren subway to Dempster.38 min$3
From Congress Plaza & Michigan line 147 bus to Paulina & Howard Terminal.56 min$2
From Chicago taxi to Evanston.18 min$50
From Chicago drive to Evanston.18 min$1
From Chicago Uber to Evanston.18 min$23
From Dearborn St & Van Buren St (*) Bikeshare to Chicago Ave & Dempster St.1 h 20 min$7

How long does it take to get from Chicago to Evanston?

The train from Chicago OTC to Evanston takes 23 minutes including transfers and departs hourly.

Is there a direct train between Chicago and Evanston?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Evanston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Evanston?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Congress Plaza & Michigan and arriving at Paulina & Howard Terminal. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 minutes.

Operators from Chicago to Evanston

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Metra+1 312-322-6777Metra
Chicago Transit (CTA)Chicago Transit (CTA)
Uber ChicagoUber Chicago
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