The distance between Rochester to Chicago is 517.82 miles or 833.14 km. A train trip from Rochester to Chicago typically takes 11 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Lake Shore Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 11 hours and 38 minutes to get from Rochester to Chicago.
Going from Rochester to Chicago by train takes over 11 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Saturday trains from Rochester to Chicago are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Rochester to Chicago route. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers the most scheduled departures between Rochester to Chicago, usually offering 2 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Chicago, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Rochester to Chicago, which start at £25.09.
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Rochester to Chicago start from £47.82, and on average cost £54.21. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Rochester leaves from Louise M. Slaughter Station, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Rochester to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 11 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 38 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £54.16 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.