Rail Service

The Metra commuter rail system stretches from Wisconsin to Indiana and encompasses DuPage, Cook, Lake, Kane, Will and McHenry counties. With more than 230 stations, Metra offers transportation to select suburbs or to within walking distance of Chicago features such as:
  • Concerts
  • Learning Institutions
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping Areas
  • Sports Centers
  • Zoos
Metra commuter trains provide fast, reliable service to Chicago within approximately 36 minutes via express service, or within 1 hour via local trains. The train station is located in Downtown Lisle and is the third busiest stop on the line out of 23 stations with an average daily ridership of 2,600. The Lisle Train Station offers shelter and elevator access on either side of the tracks and 2 pedestrian tunnels which are open 24 hours a day.   

Train Tickets

The BNSF (Burlington Northern Santa Fe) line is the Metra commuter train that operates out of the Lisle Station.  Metra offers a variety of ticket purchase options, from unlimited monthly ride fares to special weekend passes. Metra tickets can purchased at the Lisle Train Station. When an agent is not on duty, tickets can be purchased on the train. For detailed ticket information, schedules and a system map, visit the Metra website or contact Metra Passenger Services at 312-322-6777.

Commuter Parking

The Village of Lisle offers daily and quarterly commuter parking permits for the lots adjacent to the rail line or commuters can ride one of the many PACE buses that serve the Downtown Lisle Train Station.  Please contact Customer Service at 630-271-4100 for more information on commuter and daily parking.  

PACE Bus Service

PACE buses transport workers to many business districts in Lisle for those who reverse commute to the village.

To plan a trip using public transportation, PACE buses, Metra commuter trains, Chicago Transit Authority Rail / Buses); visit RTA Travel Information Center or call their 24 hour phone line at 312-836-7000.

Long Distance Trains

Connections to long distance Amtrak trains can also be made by traveling to either Chicago’s Union Station or to Lisle’s neighboring community of Naperville.