Cheap Fresno to Chicago train tickets

switcheroo

Key Stats

How much are Fresno to Chicago train tickets?

Lowest Price$161.75
Fastest49h 0m
Daily Schedules4
train carriers1
Lowest prices
We partner with 100s of bus, train & ferry operators to find you the best fares.
No wanderu fees
We simply offer you the lowest prices directly from the carrier.
Best travel options
We offer the safest & most reliable options on millions of routes.

How to find cheap train tickets from Fresno to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Fresno 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 Fresno to Chicago was $205.51. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $30.50 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 Fresno to Chicago ? How far is Fresno to Chicago ?

The distance between Fresno to Chicago is 1744.75 miles or 2807.19 km. A train trip from Fresno to Chicago typically takes 60 hours, 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 49 hours and 11 minutes to get from Fresno to Chicago.

Going from Fresno to Chicago by train takes over 60 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 Sunday trains from Fresno 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 Fresno to Chicago

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Fresno to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Fresno to Chicago, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Fresno 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.

One train carrier connects Fresno to Chicago

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Fresno to Chicago start from $161.75, and on average cost $224.79. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Fresno leaves from Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Fresno to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 59 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 49 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $215.49 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 41m
Avg. Price
$224.79

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Fresno on their way to Chicago. The busiest departure station in Fresno serving this route is Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St.
  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Fresno., The busiest departure station in Fresno serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St