There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Wheaton by train, taxi or car
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Train • 51 min
$6 - $8
2 alternative options
Taxi • 34 min
$65 - $80
Drive • 34 min
$2 - $4
Chicago to Wheaton by train
The train journey time between Chicago and Wheaton is around 49 min and covers a distance of around 25 miles. The fastest train normally takes 42 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Wheaton train service departs from Chicago OTC and arrives in Wheaton. Typically 119 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Chicago to Wheaton train schedules
Trains departing Friday, May 14, 2021
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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wheaton is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wheaton is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 34 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Wheaton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.
The distance between Chicago and Wheaton is 25 miles. The road distance is 25.9 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Wheaton without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs $6 - $8.
The train from Chicago OTC to Wheaton takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Chicago to Wheaton train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.
Chicago to Wheaton train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Wheaton station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Wheaton is 26 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Chicago to Wheaton.
There are 228+ hotels available in Wheaton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Wheaton, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago OTC to Wheaton hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 51 min.
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