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Chicago - Glenview Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 38 daily trains from Chicago to Glenview. Traveling by train from Chicago to Glenview usually takes around 9 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Hiawatha train can make the trip in 21 minutes.

Distance16 mi (25 km)
Fastest train0h 21m
Lowest price€9.37
Trains per day7
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to Glenview?

In the last month, €45.08 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago to Glenview. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €20.05 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€70€47€23MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Chicago to Glenview will vary between €37 and €59. Planning a train trip to Glenview within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Chicago over the next 7 days is €43. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

€47€37€28€19€9JJASONDJFMAM

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Chicago to Glenview by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for December. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €9 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Chicago to Glenview in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €34 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

€70€56€42€28€143020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Glenview from Chicago will be about €20.05 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Chicago to Glenview?

2 train services operate from Chicago to Glenview. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 32 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak3211h 2m€61.47
Amtrak Hiawatha70h 22m€9.37
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 32 Amtrak trains from Chicago to Glenview every day, as well as 26 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €16.

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  • Amtrak Hiawatha

    Amtrak Hiawatha

    Since 1971, the Amtrak Hiawatha Service has operated along an 86-mile track from Milwaukee to Chicago. Amtrak Hiawatha offers a fast connection between the two cities, with an average journey time of only 90 minutes. There are 7 Hiawatha trips from Chicago to Glenview each day, and 6 daily trips on weekends. Each train comes equipped with onboard WiFi and checked luggage options. Unfortunately, there is no cafe car onboard, so pack snacks if traveling makes you hangry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Glenview during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Chicago to Glenview?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Chicago to Glenview. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Glenview?

The distance between Chicago and Glenview is approximately 16 miles, or 25 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Glenview.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Chicago to Glenview are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Chicago at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Chicago to Glenview?

There are 38 scheduled trains on most days. 7 of these are direct connections to Glenview. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Glenview to Chicago.

City Information

Chicago

Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago, IL - Union Station - CHIUST-0

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Departure stations

The historic Chicago Union Station is the United States' third busiest train station and a hub for 15 Amtrak train lines with destinations throughout the country. The station also serves bus carriers like Greyhound, Indian Trails and Jefferson Lines, and offers connections to Metra commuter lines. Union Station is also just a quick walk to the nearest Chicago L lines. The current station was built in 1925, to replace the original one dating back to 1881, and today wows visitors with its impressive facade, massive columns, and opulent Great Hall. Located right in downtown and adjacent to the Chicago Loop, Union Station is equipped with many services and amenities, including phone charging stations, shops, and various food and drink options.

All train stations in Chicago:

  • Union Station

  • Dutch Mill Park & Ride Lot

  • University of Wisconsin - Gordon Center

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

  • 101 N Chicago St

  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir

  • Penn Station

  • Newark Penn Station

  • Amtrak/Metro North Station

  • 350 S Illinois St

  • Van Galder Bus Office

  • Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave

  • 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave

  • 200 N Second St

  • 100 Middlesex Essex Tpke

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