Cheap train tickets from Nashville to Chicago


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Lowest Price£70.48
Fastest9h 35m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Nashville to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Nashville to Chicago is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Nashville to Chicago was £81.88. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £16.69 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Nashville to Chicago?

The distance between Nashville and Chicago is approximately 397.73 miles, or 639.93 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 13 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 35 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Nashville to Chicago?

On Thursday trains from Nashville 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Nashville to Chicago?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Nashville to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Nashville to Chicago, usually offering 3 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Chicago with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Nashville to Chicago, which start at £11.62.

One train company connects Nashville to Chicago


Amtrak train tickets from Nashville to Chicago start from £70.48, and on average cost £83.53. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Nashville leaves from Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Nashville to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 13 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 35 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £83.09 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Nashville on their way to Chicago:
  • Bus Terminal - 709 5Th Ave S
There is one train station where trains from Nashville arrive in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St