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New York to Chicago train - cost & duration

Cheapest price£67.77
Shortest Duration19h 0m
Trips per day3
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How to book cheap New York to Chicago train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from New York to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from New York to Chicago were £80.32. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average £16.17 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Chicago by train is at 10:00 on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 05:00 on Thursday 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 New York to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from New York to Chicago, with an average of 1 trip per day and 39 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from New York to Chicago. Of the 3 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Coach from New York to Chicago starts at £35.43.

3 carriers offer New York to Chicago train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from New York to Chicago from £83.95. There are 1 Amtrak schedules from New York to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay £102.72 for a Amtrak ticket to Chicago. In New York, Amtrak departs to Chicago from Penn Station and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from New York to Chicago takes 22 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Chicago in 19 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £107.62 for a weekend getaway to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
22h 38m
Avg. Price
£102.72

Amtrak Cardinal

Book Amtrak Cardinal from New York to Chicago from £67.77. There are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules from New York to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay £86.97 for a Amtrak Cardinal ticket to Chicago. In New York, Amtrak Cardinal departs to Chicago from Penn Station and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Cardinal arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cardinal from New York to Chicago takes 28 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Cardinal trip will get you to Chicago in 19 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cardinal offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £88.00 for a weekend getaway to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
4h 15m
Avg. Price
£86.97

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Book Amtrak Lake Shore Limited from New York to Chicago from £67.77. There are 1 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules from New York to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay £87.93 for a Amtrak Lake Shore Limited ticket to Chicago. In New York, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited departs to Chicago from Penn Station and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited from New York to Chicago takes 19 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Lake Shore Limited trip will get you to Chicago in 19 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay £92.80 for a weekend getaway to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
19h 11m
Avg. Price
£87.93

Plan your next adventure:

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