Compare train tickets from Chicago to Las Vegas
How much are train tickets from Chicago to Las Vegas?
|Fastest train||38h 10m|
|Trains per day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Las Vegas during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
Can you take a train all the way from Chicago to Las Vegas?
What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to Las Vegas?
In the last month, $207.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Las Vegas, NV. Given how far apart Chicago and Las Vegas are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $142.47 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Chicago to Las Vegas?
The distance between Chicago and Las Vegas is approximately 1521 miles, or 2448 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 38 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 38 hours and 10 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?
Trains from Chicago to Las Vegas are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Sunday 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 2:00pm and arrives in Las Vegas around 38 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Chicago to Las Vegas?
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.
Which train should you take from Chicago to Las Vegas?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to Las Vegas, Nevada. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||1||1d 14h 21m||$245.39|
Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Las Vegas start from $207, and on average cost $245. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Las Vegas. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Las Vegas trains arrive at McCarran Intl Airport, Terminal 1, Level 0 and 2 other train stations. From Chicago to Las Vegas train travel on Amtrak takes 38 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Las Vegas faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 38 hours and 10 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $237 for a one-way train ticket to Las Vegas.
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 Las Vegas?
There are more train stations and stops in Las Vegas than most cities. Most trains from Chicago will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Las Vegas:
- McCarran Intl Airport, Terminal 1, Level 0
- Tour Bus Loading Zone
- RTC South Strip Transit Terminal
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