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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Lake Villa by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Lake Villa Ncs

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Lake Villa 52.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Lake Villa 52.4 miles

$5 - $8

Chicago to Lake Villa by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Lake Villa is around 1h 26m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 18m. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Lake Villa train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Lake Villa. Typically 15 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 26m
Fastest train time:
1h 18m
Trains per week:
15
Cheapest price:
$8
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
16:25
Last train departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Lake Villa train schedules

Chicago → Lake Villa
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lake Villa is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lake Villa is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Lake Villa is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Lake Villa is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Lake Villa is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Lake Villa. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Chicago and Lake Villa is 44 miles. The road distance is 52.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Lake Villa without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs $8 - $11.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Lake Villa takes 1h 31m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Chicago to Lake Villa train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago to Lake Villa train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Lake Villa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Lake Villa is 52 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Chicago to Lake Villa.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Lake Villa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Lake Villa.
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  • Distance: 44.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 31m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Lake Villa, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Lake Villa twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 1h 31m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Lake Villa
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Metra
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Lake Villa
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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