There are three lots available for commuter parking that are easily accessible to commuters. Both the Permit Parking Lot and two Daily Parking Lots are located at 508 Main Street and 542 Main Street Main Street in downtown West Chicago.
The charge for permit parking is $90 per quarter.
The permit must be displayed from the inside rearview mirror of the vehicle so that it may be visible from the front of the vehicle.
There is a wait list. To add your name, please call (630) 293-2200 or click here to send an e-mail. Please include your full name, address, and phone number.
Please note that effective Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Metra lot daily parking fee will increase to $1.75 per day.
The cost of daily parking is $1.50 for a 24-hour period, until Tuesday, January 2, 2018. When parking in the daily lot, the number of parking spaces to be occupied should be noted in order to make payment at the pay-by-space machines located at the south end of both daily lot locations. At the completion of the payment transaction, a receipt will be provided. Deposit only the correct amount into the pay-by space machines, as no change is provided and no refund for overpayment will be administered. Payment for daily parking can also be made by credit card. The payment machines accept all major credit cards.
Multiple Day Parking
If you plan on parking at the West Chicago Metra Station for more than one day, you may pay for up to a maximum of 72 hours in advance. Parking spaces numbered 274-295 (see map for multiple day parking spaces) are designated for multiple day parking and the following charges apply: $3 for two days (48 hours), $4.50 for three days (72 hours – maximum of three consecutive days allowed).
Handicap parking is located in the Permit Lot, near the train depot.
There is no charge to park at Permit or Daily Commuter Lot locations on Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 12:00 a.m. Saturday through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
Free parking is also available on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.