Des Plaines transportation information

StatisticDes PlainesIllinoisNational
Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0 (2)10354
Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (5)32711
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 2 airports and 5 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.