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Chicago to Philadelphia train - cost & duration

Cheapest price£62.38
Shortest Duration19h 0m
Trips per day6
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Philadelphia train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Philadelphia is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Philadelphia were £96.34. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average £15.40 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Chicago to Philadelphia?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Philadelphia by train is at 18:00 on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 21:00 on Saturday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Chicago to Philadelphia has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Philadelphia, with an average of 5 trips per day and 112 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Philadelphia. Of the 6 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Coach from Chicago to Philadelphia starts at £41.59.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Philadelphia train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Philadelphia from £62.38. There are 5 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay £112.21 for a Amtrak ticket to Philadelphia. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Philadelphia from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Philadelphia takes 22 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Philadelphia in 19 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay £112.24 for a weekend getaway to Philadelphia.

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Avg. Time
22h 39m
Avg. Price
£112.21

Amtrak Cardinal

Book Amtrak Cardinal from Chicago to Philadelphia from £66.23. There are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules from Chicago to Philadelphia and you can expect on average to pay £76.52 for a Amtrak Cardinal ticket to Philadelphia. In Chicago, Amtrak Cardinal departs to Philadelphia from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Philadelphia, Amtrak Cardinal arrives at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cardinal from Chicago to Philadelphia takes 25 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Cardinal trip will get you to Philadelphia in 19 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cardinal offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £76.40 for a weekend getaway to Philadelphia.

Air conditioning
Toilet
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power point
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
1h 41m
Avg. Price
£76.52

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Philadelphia will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Philadelphia at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. 30th St Station - 2955 Market St are the main train stations in Philadelphia for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St