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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 52m

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

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 60 bus, line 322 bus, line 715 bus  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the line 60 bus from Harrison & Jefferson to 54th/Cermak Pink Line Station 60
  2. Take the line 322 bus from 54th Ave CTA Station/Pink Line to Yorktown Center 322
  3. Take the line 715 bus from Yorktown Center to Glen Ellyn/Winthrop 715

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  33m

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

$75 - $95

Drive  •  33m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Glendale Heights 26 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  33m

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

$30 - $40

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Glendale Heights. However, there are services departing from Harrison & Jefferson and arriving at Glen Ellyn/Winthrop via 54th Ave CTA Station/Pink Line and Yorktown Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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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 1h 52m and costs $8 - $10.

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

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Chicago to Glendale Heights bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Harrison & Jefferson station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights is to train which takes 1h 52m and costs $8 - $10. Alternatively, you can line 60 bus and line 322 bus and line 715 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 3h 27m.

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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 33m to drive from Chicago to Glendale Heights.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Glendale Heights.
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  • Distance: 22.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 52m

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 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Glendale Heights via 54th Ave CTA Station/Pink Line and Yorktown Center in around 3h 27m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Glen Ellyn
Ave. Duration
45m
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 54th Ave CTA Station/Pink Line to Yorktown Center
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Yorktown Center to Glen Ellyn/Winthrop
Ave. Duration
36m
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
33m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$60 - $75
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Chicago to Glendale Heights
Ave. Duration
33m
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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