Cheap Chicago to Dallas  train tickets

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How much are Chicago to Dallas train tickets?

Lowest Price$106.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Dallas ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Dallas is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Dallas was $124.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $47.64 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Dallas ? How far is Chicago to Dallas ?

The distance between Chicago to Dallas is 805.11 miles or 1295.37 km. A train trip from Chicago to Dallas typically takes 21 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dallas faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Texas Eagle. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 21 hours and 45 minutes to get from Chicago to Dallas.

Going from Chicago to Dallas by train takes over 21 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 Monday trains from Chicago to Dallas 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Texas Eagle has the most connections between Chicago to Dallas

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Dallas 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Texas Eagle offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Dallas, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Dallas with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Dallas, which start at $115.00.

Chicago to Dallas is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Dallas start from $163.00, and on average cost $178.15. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Dallas. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Dallas trains arrive at Union Station - 400 S Houston St,

From Chicago to Dallas train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dallas faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 21 hours and 45 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Dallas on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $175.19 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

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Avg. Time
23h 11m
Avg. Price
$178.15

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Chicago to Dallas start from $106.00, and on average cost $142.31. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Dallas. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Dallas trains arrive at Union Station - 400 S Houston St,

From Chicago to Dallas train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 21 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dallas faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 21 hours and 45 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Dallas on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $168.31 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
21h 46m
Avg. Price
$142.31

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Dallas. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Dallas from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 400 S Houston St.
  • Union Station - 400 S Houston St