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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) by train, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Great Lakes

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station)

Drive

  1. Drive from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station)

Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Great Lakes (Station) is around 1h 3m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest train normally takes 48 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) train service departs from Chicago OTC and arrives in Great Lakes. Typically 157 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h 3m
Fastest train time:
48 min
Train distance:
32 miles
Trains per week:
157
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:32
Last train departs at:
23:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Great Lakes. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Chicago and Great Lakes (Station) is 32 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs $5 - $8.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Great Lakes takes 1h 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Great Lakes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Great Lakes (Station) is 36 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station).

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station).
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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Great Lakes (Station), IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago OTC to Great Lakes hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1h 8m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Great Lakes
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Metra
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Great Lakes (Station)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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