Des Plaines, IL Transportation

Des Plaines transportation information

StatisticDes PlainesIllinoisNational
Total airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)10354
Total Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (5)32711
Average one way commute (mins)302826
Workers who carpool9.0%10.6%12.7%
Workers taking public transportation6.7%2.8%1.8%
Workers who walk to work1.5%2.6%3.3%
Working from home2.5%2.8%3.0%
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There are a total of 2 airports within 30 miles of Des Plaines and a total of 5 Amtrak train stations within 30 miles of the city center.

The average travel time to work in Des Plaines is 7.1% greater than the Illinois average and 15.4% greater than the National average. The number of people who take public transportation in Des Plaines is 136.2% greater than the Illinois average and 262.8% greater than the National average. The number of people who carpool to work in Des Plaines is 14.8% less than the Illinois average and 28.9% less than the National average. The number of people who work from home in Des Plaines is 11.7% less than the Illinois average and 17.2% less than the National average.

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Amtrak stations within 30 miles of Des Plaines, Illinois

Glenview1116 Depot St.
Glenview IL 60025
Amtrak Station Information
  • •  Located 5.5 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 Road25 W. Burlington Ave.
La Grange IL 60525
Amtrak 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
Chicago225 S. Canal St.
Chicago IL 60661
Amtrak Station Information
  • •  Located 17 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
SummitArcher & Center Ave.
Summit IL 60501
Amtrak Station Information
  • •  Located 17.1 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
NapervilleE. 4th & Ellsworth Ave.
Naperville IL 60540
Amtrak Station Information
  • •  Located 21.5 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, Illinois

Airport NameAirport AddressDistance (miles)City/State
Chicago O'Hare International Airport10000 Bessie Coleman Dr 17.9Chicago, IL
Chicago Midway International Airport5700 South Cicero Ave18.6Chicago, IL

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Neighborhoods in & around Des Plaines, IL

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Edison Park, Chicago4.8North Park, Chicago9.7
O'hare, Chicago5.4Albany Park, Chicago10.2
Norwood Park, Chicago5.8Belmont Cragin, Chicago10.2
Jefferson Park, Chicago7.5Irving Park, Chicago10.6
Forest Glen, Chicago7.6West Ridge, Chicago10.8
Dunning, Chicago7.6Hermosa, Chicago11.5
Pottage Park, Chicago8.9Lincoln Square, Chicago11.5
Montclare, Chicago9Austin, Chicago11.6
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Cities near Des Plaines, IL

CityMilesCityMiles
Des Plaines, IL0Schiller Park, IL5.6
Mount Prospect, IL2.9Bensenville, IL5.7
Rosemont, IL3.3Morton Grove, IL5.8
Park Ridge, IL3.4Arlington Heights, IL5.9
Niles, IL4.3Norridge, IL6.1
Prospect Heights, IL5.2Wood Dale, IL6.3
Glenview, IL5.3Harwood Heights, IL6.7
Elk Grove Village, IL5.4Wheeling, IL6.9
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