There are 4 ways to get from Northbrook to Chicago by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  49 min

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

$2 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Northbrook to Chicago 24.4 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Northbrook to Chicago 24.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Northbrook to Chicago 24.4 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Northbrook to Chicago is to train which costs $2 - $3 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northbrook to Chicago is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Northbrook and Chicago is 20 miles. The road distance is 24.4 miles.

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The train from Northbrook to Chicago Union Station takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Northbrook and arriving at Chicago Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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Northbrook to Chicago train services, operated by Metra, depart from Fox Lake station.

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Map of how to get from Northbrook to Chicago.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Northbrook, IL, USA and Chicago, IL, USA?

Metra operates a train from Northbrook to Chicago hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Northbrook to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Northbrook to Chicago
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$95 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Northbrook to Chicago
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
303 Taxi
Phone
+1 847-303-0303
Website
303taxi.com
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en.html
Website
cityofchicago.org
Executive Taxi
Phone
+1 217-637-8808
Pink Taxi
Phone
+1 847-940-TAXI
Website
pinktaxi.org

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