The distance between Chicago and Phoenix is approximately 1452.56 miles, or 2337.08 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 53 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 36 hours and 15 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Typically there are 4 scheduled trains per day. One train company currently travels from Chicago to Phoenix.
The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Chicago to Phoenix, with an average of 4 trips per day and 86 monthly trips.
Of the 4 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the train and boarding another train to complete your trip.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Phoenix, which start at $114.03.
Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Phoenix start from $208.17, and on average cost $287.12. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Phoenix. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Phoenix trains arrive at 2717 W Bell Rd and 2 other train stations.
From Chicago to Phoenix train travel on Amtrak takes 53 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Phoenix faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 36 hours and 15 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $338.22 for a one-way train ticket to Phoenix.