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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Kewanee to Chicago. Traveling by train from Kewanee to Chicago usually takes around 2 hours and 27 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance126 mi (203 km)
Fastest train2h 27m
Lowest price£16.35
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Illinois Zephyr
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Kewanee to Chicago

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Brenda

20 September 2019- Business

Amtrak Carl Sandburg

Pros: Ease of getting into Chicago. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Awesome. Convenient and easy to get around.

Pros: Ease of getting into Chicago. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Awesome. Convenient and easy to get around.

What is the price of a train ticket from Kewanee to Chicago?

In the last month, £16.91 was the average price of a train ticket from Kewanee to Chicago. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £10.93 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£25£16£8MayMay

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Kewanee to Chicago will vary between £16 and £22. Planning a train trip to Chicago within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Kewanee over the next 7 days is £16. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

£20£16£12£8£4JJASONDJFMAM

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Kewanee to Chicago by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £14 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kewanee to Chicago in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £17 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£41£33£25£16£83020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 19 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Chicago from Kewanee will be about £10.93 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Kewanee to Chicago?

2 train services operate from Kewanee to Chicago. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carl Sandburg12h 27m£16.94
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr12h 27m£19.53
  • Amtrak Carl Sandburg

    Amtrak Carl Sandburg

    Amtrak Carl Sandburg train tickets from Kewanee to Chicago start from £16, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carl Sandburg schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Carl Sandburg in Kewanee leaves from 210 W Third St . And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station .

    From Kewanee to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Carl Sandburg takes 2 hours and 27 minutes.

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

  • Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

    Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

    Amtrak Illinois Zephyr train tickets from Kewanee to Chicago start from £16, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Amtrak Illinois Zephyr schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Illinois Zephyr in Kewanee leaves from 210 W Third St . And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station .

    From Kewanee to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Illinois Zephyr takes 2 hours and 27 minutes.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kewanee to Chicago 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.

How long is the train journey from Kewanee to Chicago?

The distance between Kewanee and Chicago is approximately 126 miles, or 203 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 27 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Kewanee to Chicago tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Kewanee at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Kewanee to Chicago?

Trains leave the station in Kewanee twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Chicago with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

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

City Information

Chicago

Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kewanee?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Kewanee.

All train stations in Kewanee:

  • 210 W Third St

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago, IL - Union Station - CHIUST-0

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Arrival stations

The historic Chicago Union Station is the United States' third busiest train station and a hub for 15 Amtrak train lines with destinations throughout the country. The station also serves bus carriers like Greyhound, Indian Trails and Jefferson Lines, and offers connections to Metra commuter lines. Union Station is also just a quick walk to the nearest Chicago L lines. The current station was built in 1925, to replace the original one dating back to 1881, and today wows visitors with its impressive facade, massive columns, and opulent Great Hall. Located right in downtown and adjacent to the Chicago Loop, Union Station is equipped with many services and amenities, including phone charging stations, shops, and various food and drink options.

Train stations in Chicago:

  • Union Station

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