Cheap Chicago to Vancouver  train tickets

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How much are Chicago to Vancouver train tickets?

Lowest Price$148.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver 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 Vancouver was $187.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $37.00 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 Vancouver ? How far is Chicago to Vancouver ?

The distance between Chicago to Vancouver is 1754.12 miles or 2822.27 km. A train trip from Chicago to Vancouver typically takes 60 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 45 hours and 3 minutes to get from Chicago to Vancouver.

Going from Chicago to Vancouver by train takes over 60 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 Tuesday trains from Chicago to Vancouver 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Chicago to Vancouver

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Vancouver. On the route to Vancouver 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Vancouver, usually offering 4 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Vancouver with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Chicago to Vancouver is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver start from $154.50, and on average cost $282.02. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Vancouver trains arrive at 1301 W 11th St,

From Chicago to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak takes 67 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 3 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $294.88 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.

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Avg. Time
2d 19h 27m
Avg. Price
$282.02

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver start from $148.00, and on average cost $189.82. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Vancouver. Amtrak Empire Builder in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Vancouver trains arrive at 1301 W 11th St,

From Chicago to Vancouver train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 45 hours and 3 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Vancouver on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Empire Builder scheduled trip per day, which will cost $208.08 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

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Avg. Time
1d 21h 3m
Avg. Price
$189.82

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Vancouver. 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 Vancouver from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is 1301 W 11th St.
  • 1301 W 11th St