There are 5 ways to get from Chicago to Winnetka by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 35m
$5 - $7
Line 147 bus, line 213 bus • 1h 29m
3 alternative options
Taxi • 25m
$65 - $80
Drive • 25m
$2 - $4
Uber • 25m
$26 - $35
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 25m.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 25m.
No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Winnetka. However, there are services departing from Congress Plaza & Michigan and arriving at Green Bay / Elm via Howard CTA Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.
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 35m.
The distance between Chicago and Winnetka is 17 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Winnetka without a car is to train which takes 35m and costs $5 - $7.
The train from Chicago OTC to Winnetka takes 35m including transfers and departs hourly.
Chicago to Winnetka bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Congress Plaza & Michigan station.
Chicago to Winnetka train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.
The best way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to train which takes 35m and costs $5 - $7. Alternatively, you can line 147 bus and line 213 bus, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 1h 29m.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Winnetka, IL, USA?
Metra operates a train from Chicago to Winnetka hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Winnetka via Paulina & Howard Terminal and Howard CTA Station in around 1h 29m.
Bus from Congress Plaza & Michigan to Paulina & Howard Terminal
- Ave. Duration
- Every 5 minutes
- Estimated price
- $2 - $3
- Schedules at
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More Questions & Answers
Chicago to Winnetka bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Green Bay / Elm station.
Chicago to Winnetka train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Winnetka station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Winnetka is 22 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Chicago to Winnetka.
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