Compare train tickets from Chicago to Colorado Springs
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Colorado Springs right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Can you take a train all the way from Chicago to Colorado Springs?
What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to Colorado Springs?
In the last month, $123.88 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Colorado Springs, CO. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $57.06 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Chicago to Colorado Springs?
The distance between Chicago and Colorado Springs is approximately 928 miles, or 1493 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 36 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 24 hours,
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 Colorado Springs are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 1:00pm and arrives in Colorado Springs around 24 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Chicago to Colorado Springs?
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 Colorado Springs to Chicago. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chicago to Colorado Springs for $73.00.
Which train should you take from Chicago to Colorado Springs?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to Colorado Springs, Colorado. 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.
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Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Colorado Springs start from $115, and on average cost $132. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Colorado Springs. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Colorado Springs trains arrive at Tejon Park n Ride, From Chicago to Colorado Springs train travel on Amtrak takes 36 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to get to Colorado Springs faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 24 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Colorado Springs on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.
Where is the train station in Chicago?
There is one train station in Chicago:
- Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Where is the train station in Colorado Springs?
Colorado Springs has one train station:
- Tejon Park n Ride
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