There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Winnetka by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Winnetka Up-N

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 147 bus, line 213 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 147 bus from State & Madison to Paulina & Howard Terminal 147 / ...
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Davis CTA Station to Green Bay / Pine 213

$4

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Winnetka 22 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Winnetka 22 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chicago to Winnetka 22 miles

$29 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Winnetka is 17 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The train from Chicago OTC to Winnetka takes 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Winnetka. However, there are services departing from State & Madison and arriving at Green Bay / Pine via Paulina & Howard Terminal and Davis CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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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.

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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 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Winnetka
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Davis CTA Station to Green Bay / Pine
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chicago to Winnetka
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$29 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
uberXL
$50 - $70
UberSELECT
$60 - $75
UberBLACK
$85 - $110
SUV
$110 - $140
Taxi from Chicago to Winnetka
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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