There are 5 ways to get from Wheaton to Elgin 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, line 801 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Wheaton to Geneva Up-W
  2. Take the line 801 bus from Geneva Metra Station to Oak Crest Residence & Atrium Apartments 801

$7 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC Up-W
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Elgin Md-W

$13 - $16

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wheaton to Elgin 17.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Wheaton to Elgin 17.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Wheaton to Elgin 17.9 miles

$22 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wheaton to Elgin is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 28 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Wheaton to Elgin is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 28 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Wheaton to Elgin. However, there are services departing from Wheaton and arriving at Elgin via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

More details

The distance between Wheaton and Elgin is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.9 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Wheaton to Elgin without a car is to train and line 801 bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $6 - $8.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Wheaton to Elgin, including transfers.

More details

Wheaton to Elgin train services, operated by Metra, depart from Wheaton station.

More details

Wheaton to Elgin train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Elgin station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Wheaton to Elgin is 18 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Wheaton to Elgin.

Get driving directions

There are 91+ hotels available in Elgin. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Wheaton to Elgin.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 14.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Wheaton, IL, USA and Elgin, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Wheaton to Elgin via Chicago OTC and Chicago Union Station in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Wheaton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Wheaton to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Elgin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from Geneva Metra Station to Oak Crest Residence & Atrium Apartments
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Uber Chicago
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Wheaton to Elgin
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$22 - $30
UberX
$24 - $35
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$70 - $95
Black SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from Wheaton to Elgin
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including How to get from Southend Airport into central London, 5 incredible day trips from Florence by train and Getting around the Cyclades - to help you get the most out of your next trip.