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
4 alternative options
Train • 9 min
Line 126 bus • 11 min
Taxi • 5 min
Walk • 1h 9m
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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The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Chicago to West Town train schedules
Trains departing Saturday, September 25, 2021
Trains departing Sunday, September 26, 2021
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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
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.
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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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to West Town is to subway, which costs $1 - $5 and takes 9 min.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to West Town is to taxi which costs $13 - $16 and takes 5 min.
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.
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.
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.
The subway from Jackson-Blue to Division takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.
Chicago to West Town bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Clinton & Jackson station.
Chicago to West Town train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Jackson-Blue station.
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.
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.
Subway from Jackson-Blue to Division
- Ave. Duration
- 9 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- $1 - $5
- Schedules at
- $2 - $5
Bus from Clinton & Jackson to Van Buren & Damen
- Ave. Duration
- 11 min
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Schedules at
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Chicago to West Town bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Van Buren & Damen station.
Chicago to West Town train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Division station.
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