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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Edison Park Up-Nw

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to Jefferson Park Blue Line
  2. Take the bus from Jefferson Park Transit Center to Touhy Station Pulse Milwaukee Line / ...

$4 - $10

4 alternative options

Subway, line 290 bus  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to Cumberland Blue Line
  2. Take the line 290 bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Touhy Ave & Harlem Ave 290

$4 - $10

Line 56 bus  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the line 56 bus from Madison & Dearborn/State to Jefferson Park Transit Center 56

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf 14.1 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf 14.1 miles

$1 - $2

Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf by train and walk

The journey time between Chicago and Harlem/Greenleaf is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 25 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf service departs from Chicago OTC and arrives in Harlem/Greenleaf. Typically 138 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25 min
Fastest journey time:
25 min
Services per week:
138
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:30
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf train and walk schedules

Chicago → Harlem/Greenleaf
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Harlem/Greenleaf is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Harlem/Greenleaf is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $45 - $55 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf station. However, there are services departing from Madison & Dearborn/State and arriving at Touhy Station via Jefferson Park Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Edison Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Harlem/Greenleaf is 13 miles. The road distance is 14.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs $5 - $6.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Edison Park takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Madison & Dearborn/State station.

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Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf is to train which takes 43 min and costs $5 - $6. Alternatively, you can line 56 bus, which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Harlem/Greenleaf, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago OTC to Edison Park hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $6 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Madison & Dearborn/State to Jefferson Park Transit Center every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Edison Park
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
Metra
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Jackson-Blue to Jefferson Park
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Subway from Jackson-Blue to Cumberland
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus operators
Pace
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Jefferson Park Transit Center to Touhy Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
pulse.pacebus.com
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Jefferson Park Transit Center to Touhy Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Cumberland CTA Station to Touhy Ave & Harlem Ave
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Madison & Dearborn/State to Jefferson Park Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Jefferson Park Transit Center station.

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Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Edison Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf is 14 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Chicago to Harlem/Greenleaf.

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There are 425+ hotels available in Harlem/Greenleaf. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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