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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Ravinia by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Ravinia Up-N

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 147 bus, line 213 bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Congress Plaza & Michigan to Paulina & Howard Terminal 147
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Lake-Cook/Chicago Botanic Garden 213

$4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Ravinia 25.9 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Ravinia 25.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Ravinia 25.9 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Ravinia is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Ravinia is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Ravinia. However, there are services departing from Congress Plaza & Michigan and arriving at Lake-Cook/Chicago Botanic Garden via Howard CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Ravinia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Ravinia is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Ravinia without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs $5 - $8.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Ravinia takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Ravinia bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Congress Plaza & Michigan station.

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Chicago to Ravinia train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Ravinia is to train which takes 49 min and costs $5 - $8. Alternatively, you can line 147 bus and line 213 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Ravinia.
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  • Distance: 21.6 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Ravinia, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago to Ravinia hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Ravinia via Paulina & Howard Terminal and Howard CTA Station in around 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Ravinia
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Howard CTA Station to Lake-Cook/Chicago Botanic Garden
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Ravinia
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Chicago to Ravinia
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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Chicago to Ravinia bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Lake-Cook/Chicago Botanic Garden station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Ravinia is 26 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Chicago to Ravinia.

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