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

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Medinah Md-W

$6 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Medinah 27.9 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Medinah 27.9 miles

$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.

Train route overview

Average train time:
46 min
Fastest train time:
40 min
Trains per week:
122
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:40
Last train departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Medinah train schedules

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

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Medinah is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Medinah is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

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.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Medinah is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 31 min.

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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.

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The distance between Chicago and Medinah is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Medinah without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs $6 - $8.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Medinah takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Medinah is 28 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Chicago to Medinah.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Medinah. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Medinah.
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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

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.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Medinah
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Metra
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Medinah
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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