Cheap Phoenix to Chicago  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Phoenix to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Chicago was $188.10. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $62.04 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 Phoenix to Chicago ? How far is Phoenix to Chicago ?

The distance between Phoenix to Chicago is 1452.56 miles or 2337.08 km. A train trip from Phoenix to Chicago typically takes 41 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 35 hours and 50 minutes to get from Phoenix to Chicago.

Going from Phoenix to Chicago by train takes over 41 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 Friday trains from Phoenix 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Phoenix to Chicago

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Phoenix to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Phoenix to Chicago, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Chicago, which start at $86.00.

One train carrier connects Phoenix to Chicago

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Phoenix to Chicago start from $157.00, and on average cost $201.97. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Phoenix leaves from City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd and 2 other stations. And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Phoenix to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 41 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 35 hours and 50 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $204.75 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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There are 3 different stations that serve train trips to Chicago that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Phoenix serving this route is 2717 W Bell Rd, City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd, Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd.
  • 2717 W Bell Rd
  • City-to-City Transport Desk - 3400 E Sky Harbor Blvd
  • Bus Terminal - 2115 E Buckeye Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Phoenix., The busiest departure station in Phoenix serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St