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traveling from Chicago to St Louis by train

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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Chicago to St Louis?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Chicago to St Louis is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to St Louis were $30.70. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $5.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Chicago to St Louis?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to St Louis by train is at 1:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 5:00 AM on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Chicago to St Louis?

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak Lincoln Service has the most options for departures from Chicago to St Louis, with an average of 3 trips per day and 79 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to St Louis. Of the 6 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Chicago start at $1.00.

train lines that run from Chicago to St Louis

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from Chicago to St Louis. The average Amtrak Texas Eagle ticket to St Louis costs $45.49. Cheap Amtrak Texas Eagle tickets to St Louis are available on Wanderu starting from $22.00. In Chicago, Amtrak Texas Eagle departs from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In St Louis, Amtrak Texas Eagle arrives at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Texas Eagle from Chicago to St Louis takes 5 hours and 37 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Texas Eagle trip will get you to St Louis in 5 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $47.45 for a weekend getaway trip to St Louis.

Amtrak Texas Eagle
Amtrak Texas Eagle
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$45.49

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service operates, on average, 3 train schedule(s) from Chicago to St Louis. The average Amtrak Lincoln Service ticket to St Louis costs $31.97. Cheap Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets to St Louis are available on Wanderu starting from $27.00. In Chicago, Amtrak Lincoln Service departs from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In St Louis, Amtrak Lincoln Service arrives at Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Lincoln Service from Chicago to St Louis takes 5 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Lincoln Service trip will get you to St Louis in 5 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $40.36 for a weekend getaway trip to St Louis.

Amtrak Lincoln Service
Amtrak Lincoln Service
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$31.97

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to St Louis will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in St Louis at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St are the main train stations in St Louis for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St