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Chicago to Albany train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$206.00
Shortest Duration50h 0m
Trips per day6
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How to book cheap Chicago to Albany train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Albany is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Albany were $239.75. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Albany by train is at 2:00 PM on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1:00 PM on Wednesday 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 Albany has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Albany, with an average of 6 trips per day and 27 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from Chicago to Albany. Of the 6 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Chicago to Albany train trips


Book Amtrak from Chicago to Albany from $164.00. There are 6 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Albany and you can expect on average to pay $260.17 for a Amtrak ticket to Albany. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Albany from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Albany, Amtrak arrives at 110 10th Ave SW and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Albany takes 60 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Albany in 50 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $294.37 for a weekend getaway trip to Albany.

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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 Albany will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Albany at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 110 10th Ave SW are the main train stations in Albany for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • 110 10th Ave SW