There are 5 ways to get from Fox Lake to Carpentersville by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 806 bus, line 550 bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 806 bus from Route 12/Meade to Crystal Lake Metra 806
  2. Take the line 550 bus from Crystal Lake Metra Station to Elgin Transportation Center 550

$4

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Western Ave Md-N
  2. Take the train from Western Ave to Elgin Md-W

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fox Lake to Carpentersville 24.4 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Fox Lake to Carpentersville 24.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Fox Lake to Carpentersville 24.4 miles

$29 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fox Lake to Carpentersville. However, there are services departing from Route 12/Meade and arriving at Lake Marian/Rt. 25 via Crystal Lake Metra Station and Elgin Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Fox Lake and Carpentersville is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fox Lake to Carpentersville without a car is to line 806 bus and line 550 bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Fox Lake to Carpentersville, including transfers.

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Fox Lake to Carpentersville bus services, operated by Pace Bus, depart from Route 12/Meade station.

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The best way to get from Fox Lake to Carpentersville is to line 806 bus and line 550 bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 21 min.

Mode details

Fox Lake to Carpentersville bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Elgin Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Lake to Carpentersville is 24 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Fox Lake to Carpentersville.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Carpentersville. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fox Lake to Carpentersville.
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  • Distance: 19.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Fox Lake, IL, USA and Carpentersville, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Fox Lake to Carpentersville via Crystal Lake Metra, Crystal Lake Metra Station, and Elgin Transportation Center in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fox Lake to Carpentersville via Western Ave, Elgin, and Elgin Transportation Center in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Western Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Western Ave to Elgin
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Route 12/Meade to Crystal Lake Metra
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Crystal Lake Metra Station to Elgin Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fox Lake to Carpentersville
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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UberPool
$29 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
UberXL
$55 - $70
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$95 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Fox Lake to Carpentersville
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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