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How much are train tickets from Tucson to Chicago?

Lowest Price$121.00
Fastest Train51h 37m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Tucson-Chicago Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Tucson to Chicago

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tucson to Chicago right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Tucson to Chicago?

In the last month, $121.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Tucson, AZ to Chicago, IL. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $83.33 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Tucson to Chicago?

The distance between Tucson and Chicago is approximately 1441 miles, or 2319 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 51 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 51 hours and 37 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 Tucson 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 Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Tucson at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Tucson to Chicago?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Tucson to Chicago. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chicago to Tucson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tucson to Chicago for $105.00.

What train services are there from Tucson to Chicago?

2 train services operate from Tucson to Chicago. Amtrak Texas Eagle usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12d 3h 37m$130.36
Amtrak Texas Eagle22d 3h 37m$128.43

Where is the train station in Tucson?

There is one train station in Tucson:

  • 400 N Toole Ave

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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