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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Chicago to McCook?

Lowest price£64.79
Fastest train13h 43m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to McCook 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 Chicago to McCook?

In the last month, £64.79 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to McCook, NE. 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 Chicago to McCook?

The distance between Chicago and McCook is approximately 686 miles, or 1105 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 43 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 Chicago to McCook are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday 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 Chicago at 14:00 and arrives in McCook around 13 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Chicago to McCook?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to McCook with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from McCook to Chicago.

Which train should you take from Chicago to McCook?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to McCook, Nebraska. 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
Amtrak California Zephyr113h 43m£64.79

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Chicago to McCook start from £65, and on average cost £65. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to McCook. Amtrak California Zephyr in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in McCook trains arrive at 101 Norris Ave, From Chicago to McCook train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 13 hours and 43 minutes.

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Chicago, IL to McCook, NE

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Benny Chester

11 July 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak California Zephyr

Pros: Only 2 hours late into Chicago and only 2 hours late into McCook. Cons: Less smoke breaks. Tips: Plan on delays. Pros: Only 2 hours late into Chicago and only 2 hours late into McCook. Cons: Less smoke breaks. Tips: Plan on delays.

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