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There are 6 ways to get from Fox Lake to Evanston by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 423 bus  •  2h 9m

  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

5 alternative options

Train  •  2h 20m

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

$12 - $15

Train via Chicago Union Station  •  2h 37m

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

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  55m

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

$130 - $170

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Fox Lake to Evanston 41.2 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  55m

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

$45 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Fox Lake to Evanston is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Lake to Evanston is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 55m.

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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 2h 37m.

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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 and line 423 bus which takes 2h 9m and costs $11 - $14.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Fox Lake to Evanston, including transfers.

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

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

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

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There are 730+ hotels available in Evanston. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fox Lake to Evanston.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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 2h 20m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Glenview
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Deerfield
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Highland Park to Evanston
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fox Lake to Evanston
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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uber.com
UberPool
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
UberXL
$90 - $120
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$160 - $200
Black SUV
$190 - $250
Taxi from Fox Lake to Evanston
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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