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There are 4 ways to get from Fox Lake to Joliet by train, 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.

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Train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station Md-N
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Joliet Gateway Center Lincoln Service

$31 - $55

Cheapest option

Train via LaSalle Street  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station Md-N
  2. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet Ri

$17 - $20

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 23m

  1. Drive from Fox Lake to Joliet 69.4 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  1h 23m

  1. Take an Uber from Fox Lake to Joliet 69.4 miles

$70 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fox Lake to Joliet is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Fox Lake to Joliet is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Fox Lake to Joliet. However, there are services departing from Fox Lake and arriving at Joliet Gateway Center via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Fox Lake and Joliet is 61 miles. The road distance is 69.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fox Lake to Joliet without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Fox Lake to Joliet, including transfers.

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

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Fox Lake to Joliet train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Joliet Gateway Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Lake to Joliet is 69 miles. It takes approximately 1h 23m to drive from Fox Lake to Joliet.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Joliet. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fox Lake to Joliet.
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  • Distance: 60.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

You can take a train from Fox Lake to Joliet via Chicago Union Station in around 3h 27m.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from LaSalle Street to Joliet
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Joliet Gateway Center
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Fox Lake to Joliet
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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UberPool
$70 - $95
UberX
$75 - $100
UberXL
$150 - $190
Select
$160 - $210
Black
$260 - $330
Black SUV
$320 - $400

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