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Cheap train tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Lowest Price£140.51
Fastest Train47h 55m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago was £166.36. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £37.06 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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Chicago is approximately 1169.61 miles, or 1881.82 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 49 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 47 hours and 55 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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Trains from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago are the busiest on Wednesday. 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.

Where is the train station in Fort Lauderdale?

There is one train station from which trains depart Fort Lauderdale on their way to Chicago:

  • Tri-Rail Station - 200 SW 21 Ter

Where is the train station in Chicago?

There is one train station where trains from Fort Lauderdale arrive in Chicago:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

What train services are there from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Fort Lauderdale to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Fort Lauderdale to Chicago, usually offering 2.85 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale to Chicago, which start at £70.25.

One train company connects Fort Lauderdale to Chicago

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Chicago start from £140.51, and on average cost £178.44. Daily there are 2.85 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Fort Lauderdale leaves from Tri-Rail Station - 200 SW 21 Ter, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Fort Lauderdale to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 49 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 47 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2.944444 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £182.89 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

Avg. Time
2d 1h 40m
Avg. Price
£178.44

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