There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ottawa, IL 1205 / ...

$58 - $79

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Mendota Amtrak Carl Sandburg / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Mendota Amtrak to Starved Rock State Park

$108 - $158

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park 91.4 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park is to bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Starved Rock State Park is 80 miles. The road distance is 91.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $55 - $80.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Starved Rock State Park is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Starved Rock State Park. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park.
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  • Distance: 79.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Starved Rock State Park, IL, USA?

Burlington Trailways operates a bus from Chicago to Starved Rock State Park 4 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Mendota Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
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Taxi from Mendota Amtrak to Starved Rock State Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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