Cheap Chicago to Chico  train tickets


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How much are Chicago to Chico train tickets?

Lowest Price$210.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Chico ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Chico 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 Chicago to Chico was $234.43. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $264.00 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 Chicago to Chico ? How far is Chicago to Chico ?

The distance between Chicago to Chico is 1784.39 miles or 2870.97 km. A train trip from Chicago to Chico typically takes 65 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chico faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 55 hours and 20 minutes to get from Chicago to Chico.

Going from Chicago to Chico by train takes over 65 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 Wednesday trains from Chicago to Chico 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Chicago to Chico

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Chico. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Chico route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Chico, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Chicago to Chico, 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 Chicago to Chico, which start at $289.00.

One train carrier connects Chicago to Chico


Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Chico start from $146.00, and on average cost $231.87. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Chico. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Chico trains arrive at 450 Orange St,

From Chicago to Chico train travel on Amtrak takes 65 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chico faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 55 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chico on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $474.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Chico. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chico from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is 450 Orange St.
  • 450 Orange St