La Grange, IL | Transportation

La Grange, IL | Transportation

One of La Grange’s strongest selling points is its proximity to transportation. The average commute in La Grange is just less than half an hour at 27.8 minutes. La Grange is only 14 miles from Chicago, and this makes La Grange popular with commuters. The BNSF Metra railway has two stops in La Grange, and takes passengers to Chicago 47 times a day. On an express train, it only takes 19 minutes to get from La Grange Road to Chicago’s Union Station.  Commuter parking decals, for lots near the two stations, are available with no wait for only $35 a month. La Grange is also situated just 17 minutes from the Forest Park transit center, a hub for the suburban Pace bus system, which serves La Grange as well, and the beginning of the Blue Line El Train to Chicago. Park and ride at the Transit Center is only $5 a day. La Grange is also perfectly situated in the middle of three expressways—I-55, I-290, and I-294. O’Hare Airport is 24 minutes away and Midway is only 19 minutes, and a quoted taxi from La Grange to O’Hare is $24 and Midway is $19. To learn more, visit http://www.city-data.com/city/La-Grange-Illinois.html.