Cheap Chicago to St Louis  train tickets

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How much are Chicago to St Louis train tickets?

Lowest Price€22.61
Fastest5h 20m
Daily Schedules5
train carriers3
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Chicago to St Louis
4.6
Based on 10 reviews
Amtrak Lincoln Service
4.9
Based on 8 reviews
Based on 8 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Lincoln Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 86 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.9
Staff
4.1
Value
4.6
Condition
4.5
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Sherita
5.0
2 August 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Peaceful
Cons
More comfort
Tips
No
Laura
5.0
21 July 2019Vacation
Kenneth
5.0
29 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
Comfortable and easy
Alice
5.0
27 June 2019Vacation
Pros
Train arrived early
Tips
Wifi worked mostly but often failed and took forever to load videos
R. Scott
5.0
29 May 2019
Pros
First time using Amtrak but had a good experience. It had listed a WiFi but there was none so I had to use my phone. I was able to work throughout the trip from St Louis to Chicago. It was a two-storey bus with seating at the top and toilet at the bottom bus. I have decMore
Cons
Please provide wifi
Tips
Fun fun fun
Amtrak Texas Eagle
3.5
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
3.5
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Blair
3.0
30 June 2019Vacation
Pros
Bad weather delayed the train more than 2 hours. The car was VERY cold.
Cons
Better temperature control in the cars.
Tips
Bring a jacket and blanket
Larry
4.0
20 June 2019Vacation
Pros
Bathroom needed cleaning everything else good.
Cons
Clean bathroom

How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to St Louis ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to St Louis 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 Chicago to St Louis was €25.37. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €5.43 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 journey from Chicago to St Louis ? How far is Chicago to St Louis ?

The distance between Chicago to St Louis is 262.45 miles or 422.27 km. A train trip from Chicago to St Louis typically takes 5 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to St Louis faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Lincoln Service. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 20 minutes to get from Chicago to St Louis.

Going from Chicago to St Louis by train takes over 5 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 Chicago to St Louis 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Lincoln Service has the most connections between Chicago to St Louis

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to St Louis. On the route to St Louis 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Lincoln Service offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to St Louis, usually offering 3 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to St Louis, 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 Bus tickets from Chicago to St Louis, which start at €0.90.

Chicago to St Louis is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to St Louis start from €28.03, and on average cost €28.03. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to St Louis. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in St Louis trains arrive at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St,

From Chicago to St Louis train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to St Louis faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 20 minutes.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 21m
Avg. Price
€28.03

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service train tickets from Chicago to St Louis start from €22.61, and on average cost €28.56. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Lincoln Service schedules to St Louis. Amtrak Lincoln Service in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in St Louis trains arrive at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St,

From Chicago to St Louis train travel on Amtrak Lincoln Service takes 5 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to St Louis faster, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €32.63 for a one-way train ticket to St Louis.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 29m
Avg. Price
€28.56

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Chicago to St Louis start from €22.61, and on average cost €35.93. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to St Louis. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in St Louis trains arrive at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St,

From Chicago to St Louis train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 5 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to St Louis faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to St Louis on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost €46.25 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 36m
Avg. Price
€35.93

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to St Louis. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in St Louis from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St.
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St