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There are 5 ways to get from West Town to Chicago Loop by subway, train, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Ashland-Lake to Clark/Lake

Train

  1. Take the train from Western Ave to Chicago Union Station

Line 56 bus

  1. Take the line 56 bus from Milwaukee & Division to Washington & Franklin

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from West Town to Chicago Loop

Walk

  1. Walk from West Town to Chicago Loop

West Town to Chicago Loop by subway

The subway journey time between West Town and Chicago Loop is around 5 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 5 min. Operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), the West Town to Chicago Loop subway service departs from Ashland-Lake and arrives in Clark/Lake. Typically 913 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Subway route information

Average subway time:
5 min
Fastest subway time:
5 min
Subway distance:
2 miles
Subways per week:
913
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:05
Last subway departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

West Town to Chicago Loop subway schedules

West Town → Chicago Loop
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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chicago Loop is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Chicago Loop is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from West Town to Chicago Loop is to subway which costs $1 - $5 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Town to Chicago Loop is to taxi which costs $10 - $13 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Milwaukee & Division and arriving at Washington & Franklin. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ashland-Lake and arriving at Clark/Lake. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between West Town and Chicago Loop is 2 miles.

The best way to get from West Town to Chicago Loop without a car is to subway which takes 6 min and costs $1 - $5.

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The subway from Ashland-Lake to Clark/Lake takes 6 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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West Town to Chicago Loop bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Milwaukee & Division station.

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West Town to Chicago Loop train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from Ashland-Lake station.

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The best way to get from West Town to Chicago Loop is to train which takes 14 min and costs $3 - $5. Alternatively, you can line 56 bus, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 15 min.

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Map of how to get from West Town to Chicago Loop.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between West Town, IL, USA and Chicago Loop, IL, USA?

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a vehicle from Ashland-Lake to Clark/Lake every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from Milwaukee & Division to Washington & Franklin every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Ashland-Lake to Clark/Lake
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Western Ave to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Metra
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from Milwaukee & Division to Washington & Franklin
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Other operators
Taxi from West Town to Chicago Loop
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Yellow Cab Chicago
Phone
+1 312-829-4222
Website
facebook.com
Flash Cab
Phone
+1 773-561-4444
Checker
Phone
+1 312-243-2537
Website
checkertaxichicago.com

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West Town to Chicago Loop bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Washington & Franklin station.

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West Town to Chicago Loop train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Clark/Lake station.

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