There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn Up-W

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 21 bus, line 322 bus, line 715 bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station to North Riverside Mall 21
  2. Take the line 322 bus from North Riverside Park Mall to Yorktown Center 322
  3. Take the line 715 bus from Yorktown Center to Glen Ellyn/Winthrop 715

$4

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Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Glendale Heights 26 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Glendale Heights 26 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  33 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Glendale Heights 26 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago station to Glendale Heights. However, there are services departing from Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station and arriving at Glen Ellyn/Winthrop via North Riverside Park Mall and Yorktown Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Glendale Heights is 23 miles. The road distance is 26 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $8 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights, including transfers.

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Chicago to Glendale Heights bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Cermak-Chinatown Red Line Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs $8 - $10. Alternatively, you can line 21 bus and line 322 bus and line 715 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Chicago to Glendale Heights bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Glen Ellyn/Winthrop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Glendale Heights is 26 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Chicago to Glendale Heights.

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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Glendale Heights, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago to Glendale Heights hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Glendale Heights via North Riverside Mall, North Riverside Park Mall, and Yorktown Center in around 3 h 29 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from North Riverside Park Mall to Yorktown Center
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Yorktown Center to Glen Ellyn/Winthrop
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Glendale Heights
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$130 - $160
Taxi from Chicago to Glendale Heights
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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