There are 4 ways to get from Chicago to Wilmington by bus, taxi, train, car or towncar

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Bus, taxi  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station to Jefferson/Ottawa 755
  2. Take a taxi from Jefferson/Ottawa to Wilmington

$37 - $52

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet Ri
  2. Take a taxi from Joliet to Wilmington

$48 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Wilmington 60 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Wilmington 60 miles

$65 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wilmington is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wilmington is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Wilmington is 48 miles. The road distance is 60 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Wilmington without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Chicago to Wilmington, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Wilmington is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Chicago to Wilmington.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Wilmington. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Wilmington.
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  • Distance: 47.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Wilmington, IL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Wilmington. However, you can take the bus to Jefferson/Ottawa then take the taxi to Wilmington. Alternatively, you can take the train to Joliet then take the taxi to Wilmington.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from LaSalle Street to Joliet
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Union Station to Jefferson/Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$65 - $90
UberX
$70 - $95
UberXL
$130 - $160
Select
$140 - $180
Black
$220 - $290
Black SUV
$270 - $350
Taxi from Jefferson/Ottawa to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Naerville Dupage Taxi
Phone
+1 630-961-3232
Website
napervilledupagetaxi.com
303 Taxi Naperville
Phone
+1 630-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Naperville Vest Taxi
Phone
+1 630-358-4020
Website
napervillebesttaxiinc.com

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