Regional Transportation Services

Phone Description Special Notes
Amtrak 800-872-7245 Amtrak provides rail service through much of the U.S. Many major U.S. Amtrak routes stop at Chicago Union Station. Many of the Metra routes also end at Union Station. The Elburn UP-W line stops at the Ogilvie Station.
DeCab Taxi
815-757-6430 DeCab Taxi serves the DeKalb region. They provide shuttle services to Elburn Metra Station, O'Hare Airport, Midway Airport, Malta (including Kishwaukee College, and Rockford
Please check website for prices as rates are subject to change without notice.
Huskie Elburn Station Service
815-753-3146 (NIU Box Office)
Huskie provides Friday and Sunday evening service to the Elburn Train Station during the Northern Illinois University (NIU) Spring and Fall semesters. Service is unavailable during the winter holidays and summer semester.
Tickets must be purchased in advance from the NIU Box Office before riding the Elburn Shuttle.
Metra Metropolitan Chicago Regional Rail Service
312-322-6774 (Hearing Impaired)
Metra provides Chicago regional rail service. The nearest station to DeKalb is located in Elburn about 15 miles east of DeKalb. The train runs from the Elburn Station to the Ogilvie Transportation Center along the Union Pacific West Line (UP-W). Elburn Station has ample parking for those who wish to drive to the station and take the train the rest of the way into Chicago.
Please check website for fare and hour information as this information is subject to change at any time. Transfer options to Sycamore Transit and Huskie Lines are available.
Sycamore Transit Services (STS)
815-899-1902 STS provides taxi services around the DeKalb area. Currently STS is the only option to get to and from the Elburn Train Station on a daily basis. STS provides flat rate fees from DeKalb to O'Hare Airport, Midway Airport, Rockford Airport, and Elburn Train Station.
Please check website for prices as rates are subject to change without notice.