Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore

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How much are train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore?

Lowest Price£63.60
Fastest19h 41m
trains per day11
train companies2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Chicago to Baltimore
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
2.0
Condition
5.0
Beugre
5.0
1 June 2019Regular commuter
Pros
The trip was very nice the driver took the time to explained every little details it means
Cons
Everytime you have to reborded the bus you have to be cheicked
Tips
No sommes are kinds sommes are very rudes

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore 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 Baltimore was £102.07. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £4.93 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 Baltimore?

The distance between Chicago and Baltimore is approximately 604.97 miles, or 973.37 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 23 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 hours and 41 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 Chicago to Baltimore?

On Friday trains from Chicago to Baltimore 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Chicago to Baltimore?

Typically there are 11 schedules to compare for your trip to Baltimore. On the route to Baltimore 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Baltimore, usually offering 11 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Baltimore with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Chicago to Baltimore, which start at £38.78.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Chicago to Baltimore

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore start from £63.60, and on average cost £110.09. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other train station.

From Chicago to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak takes 22 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 41 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £112.87 for a one-way train ticket to Baltimore.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
22h 56m
Avg. Price
£110.09

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore start from £66.70, and on average cost £78.97. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Cardinal in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St,

From Chicago to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 24 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 41 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Baltimore on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost £77.17 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 0h 32m
Avg. Price
£78.97

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Baltimore:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Chicago arrive in Baltimore. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Baltimore:
  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)