Cheap train tickets from London to Chicago


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How do you find cheap train tickets from London to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from London 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 London to Chicago was £64.56. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £17.63 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 ride from London to Chicago?

The distance between London and Chicago is approximately 334.68 miles, or 538.48 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 12 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 40 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from London to Chicago?

On Monday trains from London 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 has the greatest number of connections between London to Chicago

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the London to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between London to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from London to Chicago, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

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Amtrak train tickets from London to Chicago start from £59.98, and on average cost £70.64. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in London leaves from Bus Depot, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From London to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 40 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £75.32 for a one-way weekend reservation from London.

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There is one train station from which trains depart London on their way to Chicago. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in London are:
  • Bus Depot
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from London. These are the busiest arriving stations in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St