The distance between Chicago to Albany is 1782.11 miles or 2867.30 km. A train trip from Chicago to Albany typically takes 61 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Albany faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 49 hours and 48 minutes to get from Chicago to Albany.
Going from Chicago to Albany by train takes over 61 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 Saturday trains from Chicago to Albany 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Albany start from $164.00, and on average cost $264.26. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Albany. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Albany trains arrive at 110 10th Ave SW,
From Chicago to Albany train travel on Amtrak takes 61 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Albany faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 49 hours and 48 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $229.24 for a one-way train ticket to Albany.