There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Mount Prospect by train, taxi or car
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Train • 41 min
$5 - $7
2 alternative options
Taxi • 28 min
$70 - $90
Drive • 28 min
$2 - $4
Chicago to Mount Prospect by train
The train journey time between Chicago and Mount Prospect is around 41 min and covers a distance of around 20 miles. The fastest train normally takes 32 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Mount Prospect train service departs from Chicago OTC and arrives in Mt. Prospect. Typically 128 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Chicago to Mount Prospect train schedules
Trains departing Monday, June 21, 2021
Trains departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Chicago to Mount Prospect is to drive, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Mount Prospect is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 28 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Mt. Prospect. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.
The distance between Chicago and Mount Prospect is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.7 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Mount Prospect without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs $5 - $7.
The train from Chicago OTC to Mt. Prospect takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Chicago to Mount Prospect train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.
Chicago to Mount Prospect train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Mt. Prospect station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Mount Prospect is 24 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Chicago to Mount Prospect.
There are 228+ hotels available in Mount Prospect. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Mount Prospect, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago OTC to Mt. Prospect hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 41 min.
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