There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Uptown Station by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$14 - $190

6 alternative options

Bus Peoria Charter Coach Company  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH
  2. Take the bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station Southbound

$39 - $55

Bus Suburban Express  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Normal, IL - ISU 500is / ...

$21 - $30

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Uptown Station 132 miles

$12 - $19

Fly to Bloomington  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Bloomington (BMI) ORD - BMI

$98 - $476

Fly to Peoria, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station

$198 - $468

Fly to Champaign, bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Champaign (CMI) ORD - CMI
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Bloomington/Normal, IL

$156 - $498

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Uptown Station is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Uptown Station is to train which costs $14 - $190 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Uptown Station is 119 miles. The road distance is 132 miles.

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The train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago station to Uptown Station station. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Jackson & Canal and arriving at Uptown Station via Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Uptown Station, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to Uptown Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Uptown Station via Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport and Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport in around 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Champaign
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$14 - $21
Business Seat
$28
Roomette
$183
Bedroom
$330 - $350
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Union Station, Jackson & Canal to Terminal 5, Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Terminal 5 O'Hare Airport to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Peoria, Bradley University to Uptown Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare Intl Airport to Normal, IL - ISU
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com
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