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Train  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Round Lake Md-N

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Round Lake Beach 50.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Chicago to Round Lake Beach 50.4 miles

$4 - $8

Chicago to Round Lake Beach by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Round Lake Beach is around 1h 19m and covers a distance of around 44 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 11m. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Round Lake Beach train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Round Lake. Typically 95 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 19m
Fastest train time:
1h 11m
Trains per week:
95
Cheapest price:
$8
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:25
Last train departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Round Lake Beach train schedules

Chicago → Round Lake Beach
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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 Round Lake Beach is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Round Lake Beach is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Round Lake Beach 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: 23 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Round Lake Beach is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1h.

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The fastest way to get from Chicago to Round Lake Beach is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $130 - $160 and takes 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Round Lake. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Chicago and Round Lake Beach is 42 miles. The road distance is 50.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Round Lake Beach without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs $8 - $10.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Round Lake takes 1h 21m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Chicago to Round Lake Beach train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago to Round Lake Beach train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Round Lake station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Round Lake Beach is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Chicago to Round Lake Beach.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Round Lake Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Round Lake Beach.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Round Lake Beach, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Round Lake every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 1h 21m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Round Lake
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
Metra
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Round Lake Beach
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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