The Heritage Corridor line leaves Willow Springs at 6:09, 6:49 and 7:32 a.m. and returns to Willow Springs at 3:18, 5:23, 5:58 and 6:45 p.m. This line runs from Joliet to Union Station in Chicago.
There is no train service on weekends or the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. On other days, such as pre-holiday dates, modified schedules may be in effect.
Purchasing Train Tickets:
The Village Hall does not sell train tickets. Tickets must be purchased through Metra. Click here to purchase train tickets online.
For more information on the train schedule and ticket options, click here.
The Village of Willow Springs is proud to offer several ways to pay for parking at the Heritage Corridor Metra Station, including both daily and monthly options.
Daily parking can only be paid through PassportParking. Before parking for the first time, you must register for PassportParking.
How do I Register for PassportParking?
Smart Phone Users: Download the PassportParking app from the Apple Store for iPhone users or from Google Play for Android users. Follow instructions to register.
Non-Smart Phone Users: Register online at passportparking.com/park, using Facebook, or by calling the local number listed on the meter.
Once I am registered, how do I pay for daily parking using PassportParking?
Pay by App – Available for download on iOS and Android devices, the PassportParking app allows users to start or extend a parking session, add or update payment card details, electronically validate their parking, as well as manage notification and receipt options.
Pay by Web – The same app functions are also available on the mobile website, m.ppprk.com. Users can start or extend a parking session, add or update payment card details, electronically validate their parking, manage notification and receipt options, and even view and print individual or sets of their previous parking transactions.
Pay by Voice – No smart phone? No problem! To Pay By Voice, dial 847-380-4332 and follow voice prompts to complete the transaction. First-time users will need to enter credit card information using the phone’s keypad. To extend a parking session, users can call back and manage their existing session.
Pay by Text – To Pay By Text, text the Zone number, Parking Space Number, and the amount of time you wish to stay in the following format: ZoneNumber*SpaceNumber*Time to 847-380-4332. The Zone Number is 60480. Users will receive a confirmation text letting them know they’ve successfully paid for parking.
Note: Users must be pre-registered with PassportParking to utilize Pay By Text.
How Much Does Daily Parking Cost?
$2.25 per day
The Willow Springs Village Hall offers Metra parking passes on a monthly or 6-month basis.
Monthly Pass – $40
6-Month Pass (January to June or July to December) – $210
*** AS OF JULY 1, 2017, NEW MONTHLY PARKING PASSES ARE CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. EXISTING MONTHLY COMMUTERS MAY STILL PURCHASE MONTHLY PASSES. YOU MAY CALL 708-467-3700 TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE MONTHLY PASS WAITING LIST.
How do I purchase a Monthly Parking Pass?
To purchase a monthly parking pass for the Metra lot for the first time, bring your vehicle registration to the Willow Springs Village Hall. After your initial pass is purchased, you do not need to bring your vehicle registration every time. We will only ask for your name.
After your initial pass is purchased and we have your vehicle information, you can mail in payment for your passes. With your payment, please indicate what month(s) you are paying for.
Reminder renewal notices are not mailed out for Metra Parking Passes.
Where do I park?
Daily parkers may only park in designated areas. See Parking Maps below. If all of the monthly parking is taken, monthly permit parkers may park anywhere in the East or West Lots.
Reporting Station-Related Issues:
Metra operates and maintains the train station. To report any station related issues, email Metra at email@example.com.