The distance between Chicago to Salem is 1776.39 miles or 2858.10 km. A train trip from Chicago to Salem typically takes 59 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salem faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 49 hours and 19 minutes to get from Chicago to Salem.
Going from Chicago to Salem by train takes over 59 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 Friday trains from Chicago to Salem 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Salem. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Salem route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Salem, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Chicago to Salem, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Salem, which start at $239.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Salem start from $160.00, and on average cost $249.42. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Salem. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Salem trains arrive at 500 13th St SE,
From Chicago to Salem train travel on Amtrak takes 59 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Salem faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 49 hours and 19 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $396.83 for a one-way train ticket to Salem.