Compare train tickets from Boston to Chicago
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How much are train tickets from Boston to Chicago?
|Fastest Train||21h 53m|
|Trains Per Day||3|
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How long is the train journey from Boston to Chicago?
The distance between Boston and Chicago is approximately 849 miles, or 1366 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 hours and 53 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.
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How many trains per day run from Boston to Chicago?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Chicago. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
What train services are there from Boston to Chicago?
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Lake Shore Limited||3||21h 57m||£87.21|
Where is the train station in Boston?
There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to Chicago:
- South Station
- Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
Where is the train station in Chicago?
Chicago has one train station:
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
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