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There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus by bus, train, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 4 bus  •  5 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Michigan & Monroe to Columbus & Randolph 4

$3

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Millennium Station Me

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus 5053 feet

$5 - $7

Walk  •  18 min

  1. Walk from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus 4979 feet

Chicago to Randolph & Columbus by bus

The bus journey time between Chicago and Randolph & Columbus is around 4 min and covers a distance of around 2549 feet. The fastest bus normally takes 3 min. Operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), the Chicago to Randolph & Columbus bus service departs from Michigan & Monroe and arrives in Columbus & Randolph. Typically 1011 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
4 min
Fastest bus time:
3 min
Bus distance:
2549 feet
Buses per week:
1011
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:14
Last bus departs at:
23:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Randolph & Columbus bus schedules

Chicago → Randolph & Columbus
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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Randolph & Columbus is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Randolph & Columbus is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Randolph & Columbus 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus is to line 4 bus which costs $3 and takes 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus is to taxi which costs $5 - $7 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Michigan & Monroe and arriving at Columbus & Randolph. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Van Buren St. and arriving at Millennium Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Randolph & Columbus is 3637 feet.

The best way to get from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus without a car is to line 4 bus which takes 5 min and costs $3.

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The line 4 bus from Michigan & Monroe to Columbus & Randolph takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Chicago to Randolph & Columbus bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Michigan & Monroe station.

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Chicago to Randolph & Columbus train services, operated by Metra, depart from Van Buren St. station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus is to line 4 bus which takes 5 min and costs $3. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $5 and takes 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus.
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  • Distance: 3637 feet
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Randolph & Columbus, IL, USA?

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Michigan & Monroe to Columbus & Randolph every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, Metra operates a train from Van Buren St. to Millennium Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Randolph & Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 min
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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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Chicago to Randolph & Columbus bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Columbus & Randolph station.

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Chicago to Randolph & Columbus train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Millennium Station.

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