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)282825
Workers who carpool9.3%9.0%10.0%
Workers taking public transportation6.5%8.7%5.0%
Workers who walk to work1.0%3.1%2.8%
Working from home3.0%4.1%4.3%
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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 1.5% less than the Illinois average and 8.8% greater than the National average. The number of people who take public transportation in Des Plaines is 25.4% less than the Illinois average and 30.4% greater than the National average. The number of people who carpool to work in Des Plaines is 3.8% greater than the Illinois average and 7.1% less than the National average. The number of people who work from home in Des Plaines is 27.1% less than the Illinois average and 30.5% 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 5.6 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 15.2 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 17.1 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 17.3 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 Dr18Chicago, IL
Chicago Midway International Airport5700 South Cicero Ave18.7Chicago, IL

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Neighborhoods in & around Des Plaines, IL

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Lincoln Park, Chicago8214.2
North Center, Chicago8111.8
Lake View, Chicago8113.3
Edison Park, Chicago803.9
Forest Glen, Chicago807
West Town, Chicago8014.1
Lincoln Square, Chicago7910.7
Near West Side, Chicago7915.8
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Logan Square, Chicago7812.1
Norwood Park, Chicago775.1
Uptown, Chicago7612.7
Edgewater, Chicago7611.9
North Park, Chicago768.7
Jefferson Park, Chicago756.8
Irving Park, Chicago7410
Dunning, Chicago747.1
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Cities near Des Plaines, IL

CityScoreMiles
Geneva, IL8723.9
Winnetka, IL879.2
Lisle, IL8718.8
Glencoe, IL869.5
Kenilworth, IL869.2
Hinsdale, IL8616.3
Wilmette, IL868.7
Batavia, IL8625.4
CityScoreMiles
Crystal Lawns, IL8635
St. Charles, IL8623.3
Western Springs, IL8615.5
Tinley Park, IL8532.1
Lemont, IL8525.6
Highland Park, IL8511.1
Golf, IL855
Woodridge, IL8521.6
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