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|Fastest Train||10h 22m|
|Trains Per Day||1|
Chicago-Memphis Train Schedule
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Memphis right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to Memphis?
In the last month, $89.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Memphis, TN. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Chicago to Memphis?
The distance between Chicago and Memphis is approximately 483 miles, or 777 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 22 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 Memphis are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Monday 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 8:00pm and arrives in Memphis around 10 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Chicago to Memphis?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Memphis with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
Which train should you take from Chicago to Memphis?
Amtrak City of New Orleans is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to Memphis, Tennessee. 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 City of New Orleans||1||10h 22m||$91.50|
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 Memphis?
Memphis has one train station:
- Central Station - 545 S Main St
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