There are 8 ways to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Train South Shore Line, line 147 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from 57th St. to Millennium Station Ssl / ...
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Michigan & Randolph to Michigan & Chestnut 143 / ...

$6 - $8

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Line 6 bus, line 147 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from S Hyde Park & 56th Street to Michigan & Randolph 6
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Michigan & Randolph to Michigan & Chestnut 143 / ...

$2

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Train Metra, line 147 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from 59th St. to Millennium Station Me
  2. Take the line 147 bus from Michigan & Randolph to Michigan & Chestnut 143 / ...

$6 - $8

Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from 57th St. to Millennium Station Ssl / ...

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place 9.1 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place 9.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place 9.1 miles

$13 - $19

Bikeshare  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Cycle from Museum Of Science And Industry to Michigan Ave & Pearson St 9.6 miles

$7

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No, there is no direct bus from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place. However, there are services departing from S Hyde Park & 56th Street and arriving at Michigan & Chestnut via Michigan & Randolph. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 57th St. and arriving at Millennium Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Museum of Science and Industry Chicago and Water Tower Place is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place without a car is to train and line 147 bus which takes 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place, including transfers.

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Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from S Hyde Park & 56th Street station.

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Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place train services, operated by South Shore Line, depart from 57th St. station.

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The best way to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place is to train which takes 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 6 bus and line 147 bus, which costs and takes 44 min.

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Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Michigan & Chestnut station.

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Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place train services, operated by South Shore Line, arrive at Millennium Station.

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Map of how to get from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place.
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, IL, USA and Water Tower Place, IL, USA?

South Shore Line operates a train from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 14 min. Metra also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place via S Hyde Park & 56th Street, Michigan & Randolph, and Michigan & Chestnut in around 44 min.

Train operators
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from 57th St. to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
nictd.com
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from 55th - 56th - 57th St. to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from 59th St. to Millennium Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Michigan & Randolph to Michigan & Chestnut
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Bus from S Hyde Park & 56th Street to Michigan & Randolph
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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uber.com
UberPool
$13 - $19
UberX
$14 - $19
UberXL
$25 - $35
Select
$27 - $35
Black
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$55 - $70
Divvy
Phone
1-855-553-4889
Website
divvybikes.com
Bike from Museum Of Science And Industry to Michigan Ave & Pearson St
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
More information at
divvybikes.com
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Website
flashcab.com
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/
Website
cityofchicago.org
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place is 9 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Museum of Science and Industry Chicago to Water Tower Place.

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