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O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

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O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

I will be dropping a rental car at the airport and going to Union Station to get on a Mega Bus. The bus leaves at 11:00 and I would like to be on sight by 10:00. On a Friday morning, how long should I allow for travel. Is there a convenient train? Thank you.

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1. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

CTA blue line train from O'hare to Clinton. A short walk from there to Union Station. Allow about an hour on the train.

www.transitchicago.com/airports for details.

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2. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

Perfect. Thank you for the link.

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3. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

It may be worth your time to find out whether you can return the car downtown or somewhere other than O'Hare for the same rate. If you are driving in from south of the city, this would definitely save you time and trouble.

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4. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

Agree with PGO--you should be able to return the car downtown. That way, you could just walk or take a quick taxi to the Megabus station.

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5. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

You'll might get hit with a one-way drop charge if you return it downtown.

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6. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

We are going to Chicago and arriving by Amtrak and thinking of staying at the Millenium knickerbocker hotel. Any ideas on the best way to get there and a rough cost. Are there any attractions close by to this hotel. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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7. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

At the corner of Canal & Jackson - take a northbound #151 bus towards Belmont. Get off at Michigan & Delaware. Your hotel is there. http://www.transitchicago.com

What to see/do here - http://www.choosechicago.com/

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8. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

bizzyin, this is a thread specifically about traveling between O'Hare and Union Station, which your quesiton really has nothing to do with. This is called 'hijacking' a thread and isn't really the best way to pose your question. Suggest you start your own thread, it's quite easy, simply click the Ask a question button. Some people who may want to give you some of their thoughts might not be reading this particular thread. Or search some of the other threads if you don't want to post your own question, many people ask about things to do downtown or in the North Michigan Avenue area.

Have a nice trip.

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9. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

"You'll might get hit with a one-way drop charge if you return it downtown"

Pretty sure if you pick up a car at the airport and drop it downtown or vice versa you will not get hit with a one way charge. Usually the one way charges do not apply if the pick up and drop off points are in the same metro area. And the OP did not say where they're picking the car up. Obviously if they are picking it up somewhere other than the Chicago area, there's a one way charge no matter what.

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10. Re: O'Hare to Union Station. How & how long?

Hi

Thank you