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There are 3 ways to get from Chicago to Wood Dale by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Wood Dale Md-W

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Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chicago to Wood Dale 23.2 miles

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Wood Dale 23.2 miles

Chicago to Wood Dale by train

The train journey time between Chicago and Wood Dale is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 32 min. Operated by Metra, the Chicago to Wood Dale train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Wood Dale. Typically 119 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
37 min
Fastest train time:
32 min
Train distance:
19 miles
Trains per week:
119
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:40
Last train departs at:
22:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Wood Dale train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Wood Dale is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Wood Dale is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Wood Dale. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Wood Dale is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Wood Dale without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs $4 - $7.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Wood Dale takes 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Chicago to Wood Dale train services, operated by Metra, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Wood Dale is 23 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Chicago to Wood Dale.

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  • Distance: 19.2 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Wood Dale, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Wood Dale hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Wood Dale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Metra
Other operators
Taxi from Chicago to Wood Dale
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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