Metra Train Service

Wilmette is serviced by Metra’s Union Pacific North Line (UP-N), which runs from Kenosha, Wisconsin to downtown Chicago. Click here for train schedule.

Wilmette Train Station 
722 Green Bay Rd
Wilmette, IL

Agent Hours
Monday – Friday 5:25 AM – 12:55 PM

Waiting Room Hours
5:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Metra Commuter Parking Lots

The daily parking fee is $2.60 at the Metra Berman Parking Lot and $2.10 at the Poplar Avenue Lots. There is a limited number of scooter/motorcycle parking spots located along the train tracks at the corner of Green Bay Road and Central Avenue; the daily parking fee for these spots is $1.00. Parking is free on weekdays after 3:00 p.m. and all day on Saturday and Sunday; however, parking between 2:00 a.m. – 4:00 a.m. is prohibited 7 days a week.

Pay at the station. You can pay for parking at the pay-by-space machines, located both inside and outside the Wilmette Metra station. These machines accept coins, cash, or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover). Once payment has been processed, a receipt will print automatically, but you do not need to display this receipt on your car.

Mobile payment options: ZONE 77

Pay by app. In 2014, Wilmette introduced PassportParking, a mobile payment parking application that lets you pay for parking right from your mobile phone. Download the app for free from Google Play (Android) or the App Store (iPhone). You will only need to register once, and you can allow the app can save your credit card information to expedite future transactions. There is a $0.25 service charge to pay via the app.

Pay online. Visit the PassportParking website to pay for parking online. There is a $0.25 service charge to pay online.

Pay by phone. Call PassportParking at 847-380-4332 to pay over the phone. You will need to call from a phone that is able to receive text messages. There is a $0.25 service charge to pay over the phone.

How do I view my parking history or get receipts? To view your parking history, you can use the app or the website. Click on the sidebar “Parker History” to view your previous parking sessions and access your receipts. The app only shows recent history; go to to view a full history, and to print individual or sets of previous parking transactions.