There are 5 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 34 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

4 alternative options

Bus, line 147 bus  •  2 h 7 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 - $55

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 34 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 7 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago OTC to Evanston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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)
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Naperville to Evanston
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$40 - $55
uberX
$45 - $60
uberXL
$80 - $110
UberSELECT
$90 - $120
UberBLACK
$140 - $180
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Naperville to Evanston?

The distance between Naperville and Evanston is 47 km. The road distance is 59 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Naperville to Evanston?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Naperville to Evanston?

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

Is there a direct train between Naperville and Evanston?

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 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Naperville to Evanston?

It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Naperville to Evanston, including transfers.