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There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to West Town by subway, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  9 min

  1. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to Division Blue Line

4 alternative options

Train  •  9 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Western Ave Md-N / ...

Line 126 bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 126 bus from Clinton & Jackson to Van Buren & Damen 126

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to West Town 3.9 miles

Walk  •  1h 9m

  1. Walk from Chicago to West Town 3.6 miles

Chicago to West Town by train

The train journey time between Chicago and West Town is around 8 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest train normally takes 7 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to West Town train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Western Ave. Typically 296 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
8 min
Fastest train time:
7 min
Train distance:
3 miles
Trains per week:
296
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:25
Last train departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to West Town train schedules

Chicago → West Town
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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 West Town is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in West Town is recommended.

The social distance requirement in West Town 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: 22 Sep 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to West Town is to subway, which costs $1 - $5 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to West Town is to taxi which costs $13 - $16 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clinton & Jackson and arriving at Van Buren & Damen. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jackson-Blue and arriving at Division. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Chicago and West Town is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Chicago to West Town without a car is to subway which takes 9 min and costs $1 - $5.

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The subway from Jackson-Blue to Division takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Chicago to West Town bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Clinton & Jackson station.

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Chicago to West Town train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Jackson-Blue station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to West Town is to train which takes 9 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can line 126 bus, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to West Town.
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  • Distance: 2.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and West Town, IL, USA?

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a vehicle from Jackson-Blue to Division every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Clinton & Jackson to Van Buren & Damen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Western Ave
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Clinton & Jackson to Van Buren & Damen
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to West Town
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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 West Town bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Van Buren & Damen station.

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Chicago to West Town train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Division station.

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