Cheap Rensselaer to Chicago  train tickets

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How much are Rensselaer to Chicago train tickets?

Lowest Price$107.18
Fastest15h 45m
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Rensselaer to Chicago was $107.18. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $77.58 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Rensselaer to Chicago ? What is the distance between Rensselaer to Chicago ?

The distance between Rensselaer to Chicago is 711.68 miles or 1145.04 km. A train trip from Rensselaer to Chicago typically takes 15 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Lake Shore Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 15 hours and 45 minutes to get from Rensselaer to Chicago.

Going from Rensselaer to Chicago by train takes over 15 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 Monday trains from Rensselaer 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited has the most frequent connections between Rensselaer to Chicago

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Rensselaer to Chicago route. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers the most scheduled departures between Rensselaer to Chicago, usually offering 2 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Chicago, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

One train carrier connects Rensselaer to Chicago

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago start from $107.18, and on average cost $132.12. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Rensselaer to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 15 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $132.94 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
15h 45m
Avg. Price
$132.12

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There is one train station from which trains depart Rensselaer on their way to Chicago. The busiest departure station in Rensselaer serving this route is Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St.
  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Rensselaer., The busiest departure station in Rensselaer serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St