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Chicago to Vancouver train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$148.00
Shortest Duration45h 0m
Trips per day6
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Vancouver train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Vancouver is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Vancouver were $189.57. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $185.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

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

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Vancouver, with an average of 4 trips per day and 72 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Vancouver. Of the 6 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Vancouver train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Vancouver from $154.50. There are 4 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Vancouver and you can expect on average to pay $267.63 for a Amtrak ticket to Vancouver. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Vancouver from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Vancouver, Amtrak arrives at 1301 W 11th St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Vancouver takes 63 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Vancouver in 45 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $256.72 for a weekend getaway trip to Vancouver.

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Avg. Time
15h 38m
Avg. Price
$267.63

Amtrak Empire Builder

Book Amtrak Empire Builder from Chicago to Vancouver from $148.00. There are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules from Chicago to Vancouver and you can expect on average to pay $223.94 for a Amtrak Empire Builder ticket to Vancouver. In Chicago, Amtrak Empire Builder departs to Vancouver from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Vancouver, Amtrak Empire Builder arrives at 1301 W 11th St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Empire Builder from Chicago to Vancouver takes 45 hours and 3 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Empire Builder trip will get you to Vancouver in 45 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $214.71 for a weekend getaway trip to Vancouver.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
21h 3m
Avg. Price
$223.94

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 Vancouver will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Vancouver at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 1301 W 11th St are the main train stations in Vancouver for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • 1301 W 11th St