There are 6 ways to get from Naperville to Evanston by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the train from Chicago OTC to Evanston Up-N

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Train, line 330 bus, line 250 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Naperville to LaGrange Road
  2. Take the line 330 bus from La Grange/Hillgrove/Metra Station to O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly 330
  3. Take the line 250 bus from O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly to Dempster/Wesley 250

$5

4 alternative options

Bus, line 147 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...
  2. Take the line 147 bus from State & Madison to Paulina & Howard Terminal 147 / ...

$14 - $26

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Naperville to Evanston 36.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Naperville to Evanston 36.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Naperville to Evanston 36.7 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naperville to Evanston is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naperville to Evanston is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Naperville and Evanston is 30 miles. The road distance is 36.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Naperville to Evanston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Naperville to Evanston. However, there are services departing from Naperville and arriving at Evanston via Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The best way to get from Naperville to Evanston is to train which takes 1 h 36 min and costs $4 - $6. Alternatively, you can bus and line 147 bus, which costs $14 - $27 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Naperville to Evanston.
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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Naperville, IL, USA and Evanston, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Naperville to Evanston via Chicago Union Station and Chicago OTC in around 1 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Naperville to Evanston via Chicago, Il, UIC-Halsted, Washington-Blue, and State & Madison in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Evanston
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to LaGrange Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from La Grange/Hillgrove/Metra Station to O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from O'Hare Airport Kiss-n-Fly to Dempster/Wesley
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Naperville to Evanston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $60
UberX
$45 - $60
UberXL
$80 - $110
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Taxi from Naperville to Evanston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Naerville Dupage Taxi
Phone
+1 630-961-3232
Website
napervilledupagetaxi.com
303 Taxi Naperville
Phone
+1 630-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
Naperville Vest Taxi
Phone
+1 630-358-4020
Website
napervillebesttaxiinc.com

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