Compare train tickets from Chicago to Boston
Schedule & Pricing Info
How much are train tickets from Chicago to Boston?
|Fastest Train||21h 22m|
|Trains Per Day||4|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do you find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Boston?
How long is the train journey from Chicago to Boston?
The distance between Chicago and Boston is approximately 849 miles, or 1366 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 hours and 22 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?
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How many trains per day run from Chicago to Boston?
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Boston. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
What train services are there from Chicago to Boston?
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Lake Shore Limited||4||21h 27m||$106.38|
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 Boston?
Boston receives travelers from Chicago at its two active train stations:
- South Station
- Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
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