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How much are train tickets from Colfax, CA to Chicago, IL?

Lowest Price$133.00
Fastest Train48h 29m
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Colfax 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Colfax 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, $133.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Colfax to Chicago.

How long is the train journey from Colfax to Chicago?

The distance between Colfax and Chicago is approximately 1750 miles, or 2817 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 48 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 48 hours and 29 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 Colfax to Chicago are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Colfax at 12:00pm and arrives in Chicago around 48 hours later.

How many trains per day run from Colfax to Chicago?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Chicago with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chicago to Colfax. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Colfax to Chicago for $190.00.

What train services are there from Colfax to Chicago?

Amtrak California Zephyr is the one and only train line which connects Colfax 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
Amtrak California Zephyr12d 0h 29m$144.00

Where is the train station in Colfax?

There is one train station in Colfax:

  • 99 Railroad St

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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