Public Transportation

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Rail Options

The Metra Commuter Rail Union Pacific Northwest Line runs from Harvard, IL to Ogilvie Transportation Center ("Chicago OTC") in downtown Chicago, stopping at our station in downtown Mount Prospect. 

UPDATED train station (NB) 2017

The Mount Prospect train station is located at 13 E. Northwest Highway between Emerson Street and Route 83/Elmhurst Rd. View the Mt. Prospect Station information on Metra's website for contact information and agent hours of operation.

Just outside the Village's municipal boundaries lies the Prospect Heights Metra Station at 55 S. Wolf Road, Prospect Heights. This station is on the North Central Service Line, which runs from Antioch, IL to Chicago Union Station.

Good to Know 

Expand your transit options: Metra's Union Pacific Northwest Line connects to several  CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) routes at the Jefferson Park stop, just a 24 minute train ride away from Downtown Mount Prospect. 


Bus Service

PACE busPACE Bus operates several bus routes which travel through Mount Prospect. PACE works with Chicago's Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) to plan routes; visit RTA's website to use their route planner.

There are nine PACE routes which run through Mount Prospect:
221 Wolf Road | 223 Elk Grove/Rosemont CTA |
230 South Des Plaines | 208 Golf Road | 606 Rosemond/Schaumburg (Limited) | 694 Central Road/Mt. Prospect [Train] Station |
696 Randhurst/Woodfield/Harper College |
234 Wheeling/Des Plaines | 616 Rosemont/Itasca (Limited)

View a System Map (large scale map of the region)

Good to Know

Some PACE bus routes operate on a "Flag Stop" system, while others require you to board at a signed bus stop. Learn more about PACE's boarding and alighting policies or fare information.

You can mount your bicycle to the front of a PACE bus for no additional charge.


Public Parking

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