There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Winnetka by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Winnetka, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago to Winnetka hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Winnetka via Paulina & Howard Terminal, Church & Maple, and Davis CTA Station in around 2 h 2 min.
Bus from Congress Plaza & Michigan to Paulina & Howard Terminal
- Ave. Duration
- 56 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
- $2 - $3
- Schedules at
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Chicago to Winnetka?
The distance between Chicago and Winnetka is 27 km. The road distance is 35 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka?
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 25 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka?
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs $65 - $80.
Is there a direct train between Chicago and Winnetka?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago OTC and arriving at Winnetka. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.
Is there a direct bus between Chicago and Winnetka?
No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Winnetka. However, there are services departing from Congress Plaza & Michigan and arriving at Green Bay / Pine via Paulina & Howard Terminal and Davis CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.
How long does it take to get from Chicago to Winnetka?
The train from Chicago OTC to Winnetka takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.