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


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

Train Station

Commuter Station

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:

  • $1.50 - Daily meter fee, per parking space (As of November 1, 2017 the daily meter fee will increase to $1.75 per space)
  • $35 - Monthly permit parking, per parking space. (October 2017 monthly permit parking passes available at $30)
  • $420 - Yearly permit fee, per parking space purchase of a yearly permit. A one month free discount available when annual permit is purchased between October 1 and December 31.


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!


Permits are available at the Finance Department or online through the E-PAY website. Call 630-823-5790 for more information.