The distance between Chicago to Burlington is 195.32 miles or 314.26 km. A train trip from Chicago to Burlington typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Burlington faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak California Zephyr. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 25 minutes to get from Chicago to Burlington.
A train getaway to Burlington clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Burlington before you have to hop on the train back to Chicago. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Burlington. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Wednesday trains from Chicago to Burlington 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Burlington route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Burlington, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Burlington with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Burlington, which start at $48.00.
Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Chicago to Burlington start from $30.00, and on average cost $42.78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Burlington. Amtrak California Zephyr in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Burlington trains arrive at 300 S Main St,
From Chicago to Burlington train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 3 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Burlington faster, Amtrak California Zephyr offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Burlington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $49.29 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.