There are 5 ways to get from Glenview to Chicago by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Golf to Chicago Union Station Md-N / ...

$2 - $35

4 alternative options

Bus, line 147 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Orchard Macy's to Howard CTA Station 215 / ...
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Paulina & Howard Terminal to Michigan & Monroe 147

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glenview to Chicago 18.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Glenview to Chicago 18.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glenview to Chicago 18.7 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glenview to Chicago is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glenview to Chicago is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Glenview and Chicago is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.7 miles.

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The train from Golf to Chicago Union Station takes 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glenview to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Glenview Glenayre and arriving at Michigan & Monroe via Old Orchard Macy's and Paulina & Howard Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Golf and arriving at Chicago Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Glenview to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Glenview, IL, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Glenview to Chicago hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 39 min. Amtrak also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glenview to Chicago via Old Orchard Macy's, Howard CTA Station, and Paulina & Howard Terminal in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Golf to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Glenview Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Old Orchard Macy's to Howard CTA Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Old Orchard Mall - Macys to Paulina & Howard Terminal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Paulina & Howard Terminal to Michigan & Monroe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glenview to Chicago
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$23 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$50 - $65
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$95 - $130
Taxi from Glenview to Chicago
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html
Website
cityofchicago.org
Pink Taxi
Phone
+1 847-940-TAXI
Website
pinktaxi.org

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