Cheap Chicago to Modesto  train tickets

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How much are Chicago to Modesto train tickets?

Lowest Price$176.75
Fastest51h 14m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Modesto ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Modesto 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 Modesto was $279.47. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 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 Modesto ? How far is Chicago to Modesto ?

The distance between Chicago to Modesto is 1785.82 miles or 2873.27 km. A train trip from Chicago to Modesto typically takes 59 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Modesto faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 51 hours and 14 minutes to get from Chicago to Modesto.

Going from Chicago to Modesto by train takes over 59 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 Modesto 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Chicago to Modesto

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Modesto. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Modesto route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Modesto, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Chicago to Modesto, 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 Modesto, which start at $190.00.

One train carrier connects Chicago to Modesto

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Modesto start from $176.75, and on average cost $304.32. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Modesto. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Modesto trains arrive at 1700 Held Dr,

From Chicago to Modesto train travel on Amtrak takes 59 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Modesto faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 51 hours and 14 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $308.40 for a one-way train ticket to Modesto.

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Avg. Time
2d 11h 35m
Avg. Price
$304.32

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There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Modesto. 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 Modesto from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is 1700 Held Dr.
  • 1700 Held Dr