Buffalo Grove charges for parking at the Metra Commuter Lot Monday through Friday. Weekends and Holidays are free. The daily fee to park is $2.00. This fee can be paid on site with cash or credit card. Bi-monthly parking passes are $80.00. The cost of the bimonthly parking pass provides a savings over daily payments. Parking Passes for the September/October pass cycle are available online, Please click here to purchase.
Patrons using the daily payment option can do so through Passport Parking via their mobile app, website, or calling 847-380-4332. The Buffalo Grove Metra Station is Zone 336. Payment onsite is available at any of the four electronic payment boxes inside the station.
Snow and Ice Removal
The village responsibility for snow and ice removal ends at the rail platform. In fact, village employees are not allowed to perform maintenance of any kind on the platform.
Passes and Fees
The village operates the Metra commuter station and parking facility located at 825 Commerce Court. Sufficient parking is available at that location with a daily parking fee of $2.00. Electronic payment boxes are located in the station and accept cash and credit card.
Parking passes are available for purchase online or during normal business hours at Village Hall 15 days prior to the start of the new parking cycle. To purchase your pass online please click here. Commuters can purchase passes via mail or 24 hour drop box on the north side of the Village Hall building. Both submissions must include a completed parking pass form, here, and payment. Village Hall is located at:
50 Raupp Blvd.
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Passes will be sold at the train station on:
March/April February 29th, 2016
May/JuneApril 28th, 2016
July/AugustJune 30th, 2016
September/OctoberAugust 31st, 2016
November/DecemberOctober 27th, 2016 *Please note this schedule is subject to change.
A bimonthly pass is priced at a discounted rate of $80. Prorated passes are available after 45 days for $60, after 30 days for $40, and after 15 days for $20. Passes are transferable between cars and are good for 24 hour parking access.
Long Term Parking
Long term parking is available for up to 5 consecutive days. Spaces are paid for on a 24 hour basis, should there be a need to park overnight. Long term parking is priced at $2.00/day and excludes weekends and holidays when there is no train service on the North Central Service line. Spaces 505-514 are designated for long-term parking and are marked. Payment for long term parking can be made inside the station at the electronic payment boxes. Please contact the Village of Buffalo Grove if you have any questions pertaining to long term parking at (847) 459-2500.
The police department collects the parking fees daily and issues citations for non-payment.