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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Vancouver, BC to Chicago?

Lowest Price$184.00
Fastest Train55h 20m
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $184.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Vancouver to Chicago.

How long is the train journey from Vancouver to Chicago?

The distance between Vancouver and Chicago is approximately 1774 miles, or 2854 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 55 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 55 hours and 20 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Vancouver to Chicago are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Vancouver at 6:00am and arrives in Chicago around 55 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Vancouver to Chicago?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chicago to Vancouver. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Vancouver to Chicago for $140.00.

What train services are there from Vancouver to Chicago?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver to Chicago. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12d 7h 20m$184.00

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

There is one train station in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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