Des Plaines transportation information

StatisticDes PlainesIllinoisNational
Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a10354
Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a32711
Average one way commute28min28min26min
Workers who carpool8.3%8.6%9.6%
Workers taking public transportation6.9%8.9%5.1%
Workers who walk to work1.1%3.1%2.8%
Working from home3.7%4.2%4.4%

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  • There are n/a airports and n/a Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the Des Plaines city center.
  • The average travel time to work in Des Plaines is 9% higher than the national average.
  • The number of people who take public transportation in Des Plaines is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The number of people who carpool to work in Des Plaines is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The number of people who work from home in Des Plaines is 16% lower than the national average.

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Amtrak stations within 30 miles of Des Plaines

Glenview
1116 Depot St.
Glenview IL 60025
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Station Information
  • Located 4.8 miles from Des Plaines city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
La Grange Road
25 W. Burlington Ave.
La Grange IL 60525
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Station Information
  • Located 15 miles from Des Plaines city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Chicago
225 S. Canal St.
Chicago IL 60661
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Station Information
  • Located 16.4 miles from Des Plaines city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Handles checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path available
  • Public restrooms available
  • Snack bar available
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Summit
Archer & Center Ave.
Summit IL 60501
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Station Information
  • Located 17 miles from Des Plaines city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has no ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station
Naperville
E. 4th & Ellsworth Ave.
Naperville IL 60540
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Station Information
  • Located 22 miles from Des Plaines city center
  • This Amtrak station is open
  • Has a ticket office
  • Does not handle checked baggage
  • Luggage assistance not available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path available
  • Public restrooms available
  • No food service facilities
  • No automated teller machines available
  • Public transit connection available
  • Public telephones in the station

Airports within 30 miles of Des Plaines

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
Chicago O'Hare International Airport10000 Bessie Coleman Dr17.3Chicago, IL
Chicago Midway International Airport5700 South Cicero Ave18.3Chicago, IL
Source: The Des Plaines, IL transportation data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.