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

$5 - $7

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

  1. Take the line 147 bus from Congress Plaza & Michigan to Paulina & Howard Terminal 147
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Howard CTA Station to Green Bay / Pine 213

$4

3 alternative options

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

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Chicago to Winnetka without a car is to train which takes 35 min and costs .

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

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Chicago to Winnetka bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Congress Plaza & Michigan station.

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Chicago to Winnetka train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago OTC station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Winnetka is to train which takes 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 147 bus and line 213 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Chicago to Winnetka bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Green Bay / Pine station.

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Chicago to Winnetka train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Winnetka station.

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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Winnetka via Paulina & Howard Terminal and Howard 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
$5 - $7
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 Howard CTA Station to Green Bay / Pine
Ave. Duration
29 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
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$27 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
UberXL
$50 - $65
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$85 - $110
Black 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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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Winnetka is 22 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Chicago to Winnetka.

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