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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Montreal to Chicago?

Lowest Price£93.15
Fastest Train24h 30m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Montreal to Chicago during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Montreal to Chicago?

In the last month, £93.15 was the average price of a train ticket from Montreal, QC to Chicago, IL. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Montreal to Chicago?

The distance between Montreal and Chicago is approximately 745 miles, or 1198 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 hours and 30 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Montreal to Chicago are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Montreal at 10:00 and arrives in Chicago around 24 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Montreal to Chicago?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chicago to Montreal. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Montreal to Chicago for £83.12.

Which train should you take from Montreal to Chicago?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Montreal, Quebec to Chicago, Illinois. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 0h 30m£93.15

Amtrak train tickets from Montreal to Chicago start from £93, and on average cost £93. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St, From Montreal to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 30 minutes.

Where is the train station in Montreal?

There is one train station in Montreal:

  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

Price trends for trains from Montreal to Chicago

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Montreal, QC to Chicago, IL

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Charlotte

3 June 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak

Pros: The railway road was nice, comfortable and on time. I loved it! Bus greyhound in USA was late of 2 hours, not very clean. In Canada, bus greyhound was just perfect, on time, bus driver very nice, clean. Cons: Informations when bus are late... Tips: Go to Chicago... Pros: The railway road was nice, comfortable and on time. I loved it! Bus greyhound in USA was late of 2 hours, not very clean. In Canada, bus greyhound was just perfect, on time, bus driver very nice, clean. Cons: Informations when bus are late... Tips: Go to Chicago by train!More

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