Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver, BC


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How much are train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver, BC?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver, BC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver 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 Chicago to Vancouver was £233.71. 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 £56.58 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 ride from Chicago to Vancouver, BC?

The distance between Chicago and Vancouver is approximately 1773.56 miles, or 2853.55 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 66 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 53 hours,

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 Chicago to Vancouver?

On Thursday trains from Chicago to Vancouver 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 Chicago to Vancouver, BC

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Vancouver. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Vancouver route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Vancouver, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Chicago to Vancouver, 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 Chicago to Vancouver, BC, which start at £93.81.

One train company connects Chicago to Vancouver


Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver start from £139.21, and on average cost £250.85. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Vancouver trains arrive at Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St,

From Chicago to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak takes 66 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 53 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £250.52 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Vancouver. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Chicago are:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Vancouver from Chicago. These are the busiest arriving stations in Vancouver:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St