There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Lake Villa by train, taxi or car
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Train • 1h 31m
$8 - $11
2 alternative options
Taxi • 59 min
$130 - $170
Drive • 59 min
$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
First and last trains
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Chicago to Lake Villa train schedules
Trains departing Monday, June 21, 2021
Trains departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Trains departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021
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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.
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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.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Lake Villa is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 59 min.
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.
The distance between Chicago and Lake Villa is 44 miles. The road distance is 52.4 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Lake Villa without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs $8 - $11.
The train from Chicago Union Station to Lake Villa takes 1h 31m including transfers and departs twice daily.
Chicago to Lake Villa train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.
Chicago to Lake Villa train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Lake Villa station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Lake Villa is 52 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Chicago to Lake Villa.
There are 60+ hotels available in Lake Villa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
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.
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