The distance between Tampa to Chicago is 1005.98 miles or 1618.56 km. A train trip from Tampa to Chicago typically takes 47 hours and 50 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 47 hours and 15 minutes to get from Tampa to Chicago.
Going from Tampa to Chicago by train takes over 47 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 Tampa 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Tampa to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Tampa to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Tampa 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 Tampa to Chicago, which start at $69.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Tampa to Chicago start from $174.00, and on average cost $193.19. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Tampa leaves from Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Tampa to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 47 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 47 hours and 15 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $191.97 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.