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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Chicago to Toronto?

Lowest price$116.00
Fastest train21h 11m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

In the last month, $116.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Toronto?

The distance between Chicago and Toronto is approximately 436 miles, or 701 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 11 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 Chicago to Toronto are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Monday 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 Chicago at 9:00pm and arrives in Toronto around 21 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Chicago to Toronto?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Toronto to Chicago. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chicago to Toronto for $57.00.

Which train should you take from Chicago to Toronto?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to Toronto, Ontario. 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
Amtrak121h 11m$128.62

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Toronto start from $116, and on average cost $129. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Toronto. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station, From Chicago to Toronto train travel on Amtrak takes 21 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Toronto on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $138 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




July 23, 2019 - Solo travel


Stress-free travel. Relaxing and comfortable. Much more enjoyable than driving. Stress-free travel. Relaxing and comfortable. Much more enjoyable than driving.

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