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

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Train  •  52m

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Highland Park Up-N

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 147 bus, line 213 bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the line 147 bus from State & Adams to Paulina & Howard Terminal 147
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Laurel Ave & Green Bay Rd 213

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29m

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Highland Park 27.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Highland Park 27.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29m

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Highland Park 27.2 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Highland Park is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Highland Park is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 29m.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Chicago and Highland Park is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Highland Park without a car is to train which takes 52m and costs $6 - $8.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Highland Park takes 52m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Highland Park bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from State & Adams station.

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Chicago to Highland Park train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Highland Park.
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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 52m

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.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Highland Park
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Howard CTA Station to Laurel Ave & Green Bay Rd
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Highland Park
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Chicago to Highland Park
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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Chicago to Highland Park bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Laurel Ave & Green Bay Rd station.

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Chicago to Highland Park train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Highland Park station.

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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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There are 154+ hotels available in Highland Park. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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