There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Highland Park by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 52m
$6 - $8
Line 147 bus, line 213 bus • 2h 21m
3 alternative options
Taxi • 29m
$80 - $100
Drive • 29m
$2 - $4
Uber • 29m
$30 - $40
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Highland Park is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29m.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Highland Park is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 29m.
No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Highland Park. However, there are services departing from State & Adams and arriving at Laurel Ave & Green Bay Rd via Howard CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Highland Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52m.
The distance between Chicago and Highland Park is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Highland Park without a car is to train which takes 52m and costs $6 - $8.
The train from Chicago OTC to Highland Park takes 52m including transfers and departs hourly.
Chicago to Highland Park bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from State & Adams station.
Chicago to Highland Park train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.
The best way to get from Chicago to Highland Park is to train which takes 52m and costs $6 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 147 bus and line 213 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2h 21m.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Highland Park, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago to Highland Park hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Highland Park via Paulina & Howard Terminal and Howard CTA Station in around 2h 21m.
Bus from State & Adams to Paulina & Howard Terminal
- Ave. Duration
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $2 - $3
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Chicago to Highland Park bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Laurel Ave & Green Bay Rd station.
Chicago to Highland Park train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Highland Park station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Highland Park is 27 miles. It takes approximately 29m to drive from Chicago to Highland Park.
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