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Cheap train tickets from Montgomery, AL to Chicago


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Montgomery, AL to Chicago?

Lowest Price$222.00
Fastest Train31h 30m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Montgomery, AL to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Montgomery 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 Montgomery to Chicago was $222.00. 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 Montgomery, AL to Chicago?

The distance between Montgomery and Chicago is approximately 661.59 miles, or 1064.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 31 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 31 hours and 30 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 Montgomery to Chicago?

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

What train companies travel from Montgomery to Chicago?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Montgomery to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Montgomery to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Montgomery to Chicago, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Montgomery, AL to Chicago, which start at $89.00.

One train company connects Montgomery to Chicago


Amtrak train tickets from Montgomery to Chicago start from $194.00, and on average cost $208.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Montgomery leaves from 495 Molton St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Montgomery to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 31 hours and 30 minutes.

Avg. Time
1d 7h 30m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Montgomery on their way to Chicago:
  • 495 Molton St
There is one train station where trains from Montgomery arrive in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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