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Highways

Elgin-O'Hare Expressway - Lake Street Interchange
U.S. Route 20 - Lake Street (State Highway)
Illinois Route 19 - Irving Park Road (State Highway)
I-90 - Northwest Tollway: 4 miles north
I-290 - Eisenhower Expressway: 7 miles east
I-88 - East-West Tollway: 9 miles south
 

Airports

O'Hare International Airport - 17 miles east and services 2,400 flights daily.  The longest runway is 13,000 feet.

DuPage County Airport - 6 miles southwest and services corporate jets, private aircraft, charter service, freight service, and aircraft storage and maintenance.  The longest runway is 7,571 feet.

Schaumburg Regional Airport - 1 mile east and services private aircraft, charter service, and aircraft storage and maintenance.  The longest runway is 3,800 feet.

The Hanover Park commuter station is one of the busiest on the Northwest line.Rail

Freight - Soo Line Railroad and the Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad travel through Hanover Park.

Passenger - Metra's Milwaukee West line serves Hanover Park with an average daily ridership of 1,482.  The express train to Chicago takes 45 minutes.

The commuter station in Hanover Park is one of the busiest on Metra's Milwaukee District/West line with over 1,482 daily commuters.  The Village has expanded parking to accommodate 1,408 vehicles.  

Conveniently located at the intersection of Lake Street and Barrington/County Farm Roads this is the busiest spot in the Village each weekday morning!  Meter and permit spaces are available for both the occasional and daily commuter.  The cost to park is a competitive and includes the following fees:

(a) $1.50 - Daily meter fee, per parking space
(b) $30.00 - Monthly permit parking, per parking space
(c) $330.00 - Yearly permit fee, per parking space purchase of a yearly permit between October 1 and December 31.
 
Permits are available at the Finance Department or on-line through the E-PAY website. Click here and you will be linked to the Illinois State Treasurer's Office E-PAY website (Electronic Payment Services Program).  Call (630) 823-5790 for more information.

In addition to reasonable rates, the Hanover Park commuter station has the easiest accessibility of any of the local stations.  Whatever direction you are coming from or going home to, there is easy access to Lake Street, County Farm Road, or Ontarioville Road.

A full-service train station offers an array of amenities including a full-time ticket agent, a coffee shop with a variety of refreshments, a cozy indoor waiting area, and spotless washroom facilities!