The distance between Topeka to Chicago is 466.36 miles or 750.35 km. A train trip from Topeka to Chicago typically takes 10 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Southwest Chief. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 10 hours and 10 minutes to get from Topeka to Chicago.
Going from Topeka to Chicago by train takes over 10 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Sunday trains from Topeka to Chicago are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Topeka to Chicago route. Amtrak Southwest Chief offers the most scheduled departures between Topeka to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Chicago with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Topeka to Chicago, which start at $42.53.
Amtrak Southwest Chief train tickets from Topeka to Chicago start from $87.71, and on average cost $106.41. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Southwest Chief schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Southwest Chief in Topeka leaves from 500 SE Holliday Pl, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Topeka to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Southwest Chief takes 10 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Southwest Chief offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 10 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Southwest Chief scheduled trip per day, which will cost $106.29 for a one-way weekend reservation from Topeka.