Cheap Chicago to Baltimoretrain tickets

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How much are Chicago to Baltimore train tickets?

Lowest Price$79.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore 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 Baltimore was $123.67. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $20.00 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 Baltimore? How far is Chicago to Baltimore?

The distance between Chicago and Baltimore is 604.97 miles or 973.37 km. A train trip from Chicago to Baltimore typically takes 23 hours, If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 19 hours and 7 minutes to get from Chicago to Baltimore.

Going from Chicago to Baltimore by train takes over 23 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 Friday trains from Chicago to Baltimore 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 Baltimore

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to Baltimore. On the route to Baltimore 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Baltimore, usually offering 9 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Baltimore 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 Baltimore, which start at $75.00.

Chicago to Baltimore is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore start from $79.00, and on average cost $145.09. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other train station.

From Chicago to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak offers more express-schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 9 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $151.45 for a one-way train ticket to Baltimore.

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Avg. Time
23h 26m
Avg. Price
$145.09

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Chicago to Baltimore start from $84.00, and on average cost $102.32. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Baltimore. Amtrak Cardinal in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Baltimore trains arrive at Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St,

From Chicago to Baltimore train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 24 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Baltimore faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express-schedule options with a travel time of 19 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Baltimore on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $108.20 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

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WiFi
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
0h 31m
Avg. Price
$102.32

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Baltimore. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Baltimore. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI).
  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)