There are 5 ways to get from Fox Lake to Macomb by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Chicago Union Station Md-N
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Macomb Amtrak Carl Sandburg / ...

$49 - $110

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Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Fox Lake to Macomb 251.6 miles

$24 - $40

Train, fly to Quincy  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Glenview
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Quincy (UIN) ORD - UIN
  3. Take the train from Quincy Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak

$190 - $758

Train, fly to Peoria, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Glenview
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Peoria (PIA) ORD - PIA
  3. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak

$239 - $539

Train, fly to Burlington  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Fox Lake to Glenview
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BRL) ORD - BRL
  3. Take the train from Burlington Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Fox Lake to Macomb. However, there are services departing from Fox Lake and arriving at Macomb Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Fox Lake and Macomb is 187 miles. The road distance is 251.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fox Lake to Macomb without a car is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Fox Lake to Macomb, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Quincy Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Fox Lake to Macomb train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Macomb Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fox Lake to Macomb is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Fox Lake to Macomb.

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United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Quincy Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Macomb. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fox Lake to Macomb.
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  • Distance: 186.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Fox Lake to Macomb via Chicago Union Station in around 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Quincy
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Air Choice One
Website
airchoiceone.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Peoria
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Macomb Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Quincy Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Galesburg Amtrak to Macomb Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Burlington Amtrak to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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