The distance between Boise and Chicago is approximately 1448.95 miles, or 2331.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 55 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 55 hours and 25 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.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Boise to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Boise to Chicago, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Boise 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 Boise to Chicago, which start at $91.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Boise to Chicago start from $212.00, and on average cost $264.61. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Boise leaves from Bus Terminal - 1212 W Bannock St and one other station. And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Boise to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 55 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 55 hours and 25 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $286.50 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.