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Chicago to Portland train - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$148.00
Shortest Duration45h 0m
Trips per day5
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Portland train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Portland is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Portland were US$216.37. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average US$37.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Portland by train is at 14:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 13:00 on Monday 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 Chicago to Portland has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Portland, with an average of 3 trips per day and 65 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Portland. Of the 5 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Chicago to Portland starts at US$89.00.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Portland train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Portland from US$173.00. There are 3 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Portland and you can expect on average to pay US$263.36 for a Amtrak ticket to Portland. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Portland from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Portland, Amtrak arrives at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Portland takes 70 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Portland in 45 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$264.76 for a weekend getaway trip to Portland.

Air conditioning
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Extra legroom
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WiFi
Avg. Time
22h 39m
Avg. Price
US$263.36

Amtrak Empire Builder

Book Amtrak Empire Builder from Chicago to Portland from US$148.00. There are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules from Chicago to Portland and you can expect on average to pay US$181.90 for a Amtrak Empire Builder ticket to Portland. In Chicago, Amtrak Empire Builder departs to Portland from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Portland, Amtrak Empire Builder arrives at Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Empire Builder from Chicago to Portland takes 45 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Empire Builder trip will get you to Portland in 45 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$185.71 for a weekend getaway trip to Portland.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
21h 54m
Avg. Price
US$181.90

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Portland will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Portland at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave are the main train stations in Portland for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave