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Chicago to New York train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$87.00
Shortest Duration20h 0m
Trips per day6
train carriers3
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How to book cheap Chicago to New York train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to New York is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to New York were $132.24. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $22.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Chicago to New York?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to New York by train is at 6:00 PM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 5:00 PM on Sunday 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.

Amtrak from Chicago to New York has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to New York, with an average of 5 trips per day and 99 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to New York. Of the 6 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Chicago to New York starts at $46.00.

3 carriers offer Chicago to New York train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to New York from $76.00. There are 5 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to New York and you can expect on average to pay $166.26 for a Amtrak ticket to New York. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to New York from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In New York, Amtrak arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to New York takes 22 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to New York in 20 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $164.52 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

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Avg. Time
22h 50m
Avg. Price
$166.26

Amtrak Cardinal

Book Amtrak Cardinal from Chicago to New York from $76.00. There are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules from Chicago to New York and you can expect on average to pay $107.71 for a Amtrak Cardinal ticket to New York. In Chicago, Amtrak Cardinal departs to New York from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In New York, Amtrak Cardinal arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cardinal from Chicago to New York takes 27 hours and 14 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Cardinal trip will get you to New York in 20 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cardinal offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $104.41 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

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Avg. Time
3h 14m
Avg. Price
$107.71

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Book Amtrak Lake Shore Limited from Chicago to New York from $76.00. There are 1 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules from Chicago to New York and you can expect on average to pay $112.94 for a Amtrak Lake Shore Limited ticket to New York. In Chicago, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited departs to New York from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In New York, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited from Chicago to New York takes 19 hours and 54 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $112.28 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

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Extra legroom
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Power outlet
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Avg. Time
19h 54m
Avg. Price
$112.94

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 New York will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in New York at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Penn Station are the main train stations in New York for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Penn Station