There are 7 ways to get from Fox Lake to Evanston by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Deerfield Md-N
  2. Take the train from Highland Park to Evanston Up-N

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 570 bus, line 574 bus, line 272 bus, line 208 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 570 bus from Rollins/Grand/Forest to College of Lake County 570
  2. Take the line 574 bus from College of Lake County to Hawthorn Mall 574
  3. Take the line 272 bus from Hawthorn Mall to Golf Mill Shopping Ctr 272
  4. Take the line 208 bus from Church/Cumberland to Church / Maple 208

$4

5 alternative options

Train via Chicago Union Station  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station Md-N

$13 - $16

Train, line 423 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Glenview Md-N
  2. Take the line 423 bus from Lehigh/Glenview Metra Station to Linden CTA 423

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fox Lake to Evanston 41.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Fox Lake to Evanston 41.2 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from Fox Lake to Evanston 41.2 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fox Lake to Evanston. However, there are services departing from Rollins/Grand/Forest and arriving at Church / Maple via College of Lake County, Hawthorn Mall and Church/Cumberland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fox Lake to Evanston. However, there are services departing from Fox Lake and arriving at Evanston via Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Fox Lake and Evanston is 35 miles. The road distance is 41.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Fox Lake to Evanston without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Fox Lake to Evanston, including transfers.

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Fox Lake to Evanston bus services, operated by Pace Bus, depart from Rollins/Grand/Forest station.

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Fox Lake to Evanston train services, operated by Metra, depart from Fox Lake station.

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The best way to get from Fox Lake to Evanston is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 570 bus and line 574 bus and line 272 bus and line 208 bus, which costs and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Fox Lake to Evanston bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Church / Maple station.

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Fox Lake to Evanston train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Fox Lake to Evanston.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Fox Lake to Evanston via Deerfield, Robert York Ave & Deerfield Rd, Highland Park Metra Station, and Highland Park in around 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fox Lake to Evanston via College of Lake County, Hawthorn Mall, Golf Mill Shopping Ctr, and Church/Cumberland in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Deerfield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Highland Park to Evanston
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Glenview
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Lehigh/Glenview Metra Station to Linden CTA
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Rollins/Grand/Forest to College of Lake County
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from College of Lake County to Hawthorn Mall
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Hawthorn Mall to Golf Mill Shopping Ctr
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Church/Cumberland to Church / Maple
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fox Lake to Evanston
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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UberPool
$45 - $65
UberX
$50 - $65
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$150 - $200
Black SUV
$190 - $250
Taxi from Fox Lake to Evanston
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Lake to Evanston is 41 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Fox Lake to Evanston.

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