Cheap train tickets from Toronto to Chicago


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How much are train tickets from Toronto to Chicago?

Lowest Price£82.85
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Toronto to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Toronto 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 Toronto to Chicago was £86.95. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £31.67 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 Toronto to Chicago? What is the distance between Toronto to Chicago?

The distance between Toronto to Chicago is 435.94 miles or 701.40 km. A train trip from Toronto to Chicago typically takes 19 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 14 hours and 50 minutes to get from Toronto to Chicago.

Going from Toronto to Chicago by train takes over 19 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 Toronto 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Toronto to Chicago

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Toronto to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Toronto to Chicago, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Toronto 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Toronto to Chicago, which start at £41.43.

One train company connects Toronto to Chicago


Amtrak train tickets from Toronto to Chicago start from £82.85, and on average cost £98.68. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Toronto leaves from Coach Term - 610 Bay St and one other station. And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Toronto to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 19 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 14 hours and 50 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £102.47 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Chicago that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Toronto are:
  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Toronto. These are the busiest arriving stations in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St