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There are 4 ways to get from West Town to University of Chicago by bus, subway, taxi or car

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Line 6 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from State & Jackson to Stony Island & 59th Street 2 / ...

3 alternative options

Subway  •  54 min

  1. Take the subway from Ashland-Lake to East 63rd-Cottage Grove Green Line

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from West Town to University of Chicago 10.6 miles

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from West Town to University of Chicago 10.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from West Town to University of Chicago is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Town to University of Chicago is to taxi which costs $29 - $35 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from State & Jackson and arriving at Stony Island & 59th Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ashland-Lake and arriving at East 63rd-Cottage Grove. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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The distance between West Town and University of Chicago is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.6 miles.

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The best way to get from West Town to University of Chicago without a car is to line 6 bus which takes 42 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The line 6 bus from State & Jackson to Stony Island & 59th Street takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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West Town to University of Chicago bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), depart from State & Jackson station.

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

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West Town to University of Chicago bus services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at Stony Island & 59th Street station.

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Map of how to get from West Town to University of Chicago.
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  • Distance: 8.2 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a bus from State & Jackson to Stony Island & 59th Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 27 min. Alternatively, Chicago Transit (CTA) operates a vehicle from Ashland-Lake to East 63rd-Cottage Grove every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Ashland-Lake to East 63rd-Cottage Grove
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Bus from State & Jackson to Stony Island & 59th Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$3
Other operators
Taxi from West Town to University of Chicago
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
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 University of Chicago train services, operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), arrive at East 63rd-Cottage Grove station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Town to University of Chicago is 11 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from West Town to University of Chicago.

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