Rail / Trains

Rail Service

Commuters have transportation to Deerfield from Chicago via the Metra Milwaukee District North Line Railroad, with 2 stations and parking for over 500 cars at each station. View the commuter parking map here. The Lake-Cook station area employers participate in a commuter shuttle service program which takes commuters to and from the station. The stations are both served by Pace buses. For more information about Metra's service, please visit them on their Metra website

Train Station Locations

Deerfield Station

  • 860 Deerfield Road
    Deerfield, IL 60015
  • Tip: 2 blocks west of Route 43
  • Phone: 847-945-0065

Lake Cook Station

Located 2 blocks west of Lake Cook and Waukegan Road intersection at Deer Lake and Lake Cook Road.

Train Station Parking Fees

Deerfield Station

Daily Fee: $2

Pay by Phone

Set up an account by downloading the Passport Parking app on the Apple Store or Google Play, registering at Passport Parking Mobile Pay, or dialing 847-380-4332.

Users will be required to load a minimum of $20 on their account before using the pay-by-phone-option. Daily parkers in Deerfield will enter Zone Number 945 and their parking space.

The ease and convenience of this service allows parkers to add or update payment card details, manage notification and receipt options, and contact customer support at 704-837-8066 for any additional help. The cash payment boxes will also remain in place for those users that prefer to deposit cash. For further assistance, please contact the Village Manager's Office at 847-719-7400.

Permit Parking

Please view information from our Finance Department about parking permits.

Lake Cook Road Commuter Lot

Commuter Parking is also available at the Lake Cook Road Train Station. This station is operated and maintained by METRA. All parking is a daily fee of $1.50.

Freight Train Symposium

A presentation hosted by the Village on the future of freight railroading can be found here

Hiawatha Train Project

Hiawatha Train project update