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There are 6 ways to get from Glenview to Chicago by train, bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  39 min

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

$5 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, line 147 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Orchard Mall - Macys to Paulina & Howard Terminal 97 / ...
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Paulina & Howard Terminal to Michigan & Van Buren/Congress 147

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Line 422 bus, subway  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 422 bus from Glenview Glenayre to Linden CTA 422
  2. Take the subway from Linden to Harold Washington Library Purple Line

$4 - $7

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

$22 - $30

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Glenview to Chicago. However, there are services departing from Glenview Glenayre and arriving at Michigan & Van Buren/Congress via Old Orchard Mall - Macys and Paulina & Howard Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 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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The distance between Glenview and Chicago is 16 miles. The road distance is 18.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glenview to Chicago without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs $5 - $35.

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

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Glenview to Chicago bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Old Orchard Mall - Macys station.

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Glenview to Chicago train services, operated by Metra, depart from Golf station.

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The best way to get from Glenview to Chicago is to train which takes 39 min and costs $5 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 147 bus, which costs $2 - $5 and takes 1 h 56 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 $5 - $7 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, Old Orchard Mall - Macys, and Paulina & Howard Terminal in around 1 h 56 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
$5 - $7
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Glenview Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
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 Glenview Glenayre to Linden CTA
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Old Orchard Macy's to Howard CTA Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
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
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from Paulina & Howard Terminal to Michigan & Van Buren/Congress
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
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
$22 - $30
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uber.com
UberPool
$22 - $30
UberX
$24 - $35
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$45 - $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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Glenview to Chicago bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Michigan & Van Buren/Congress station.

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Glenview to Chicago train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glenview to Chicago is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Glenview to Chicago.

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