There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Medinah by train, taxi or car
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Train • 46 min
$6 - $8
2 alternative options
Taxi • 31 min
$90 - $120
Drive • 31 min
$2 - $4
Chicago to Medinah by train
The train journey time between Chicago and Medinah is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest train normally takes 40 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Medinah train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Medinah. Typically 122 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Chicago to Medinah train schedules
Trains departing Friday, June 18, 2021
Trains departing Saturday, June 19, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Medinah is 800-232-4636.
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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to Medinah is to drive, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Medinah is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 31 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Medinah. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.
The distance between Chicago and Medinah is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Medinah without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs $6 - $8.
The train from Chicago Union Station to Medinah takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Chicago to Medinah train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.
Chicago to Medinah train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Medinah station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Medinah is 28 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Chicago to Medinah.
There are 230+ hotels available in Medinah. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Medinah, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Medinah hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 46 min.
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