There are 3 ways to get from Kankakee to Chicago Union Station by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. 1162 / ...

$20 - $38

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. City Of New Orleans / ...

$25 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. 59.2 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Kankakee, IL, USA and Chicago Union Station, IL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Kankakee to Chicago Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Kankakee to Chicago Union Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kankakee Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kankakee, Il to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kankakee and Chicago Union Station is 86 km. The road distance is 95 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kankakee to Chicago Union Station is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Kankakee to Chicago Union Station is to drive which takes 1 h 2 min and costs $5 - $9.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kankakee Amtrak and arriving at Chicago Union Station Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Kankakee to Chicago Union Station, including transfers.