Cheap Normal to Chicago train tickets

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How much are Normal to Chicago train tickets?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest2h 29m
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Overall score for Normal to Chicago
4.3
Based on 3 reviews
Amtrak Lincoln Service
4.3
Based on 3 reviews
Based on 3 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Lincoln Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.3
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Todd
5.0
June 23, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Everything went well
Cons
Nothing
Tips
This was a good deal and a good trip
Tamia
4.0
June 8, 2019Vacation
Pros
Didn’t have to deal with traffic.
Cons
NA
Tips
Be prepared if train is delayed.

How to find cheap train tickets from Normal to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Normal to Chicago 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 Normal to Chicago was $16.37. 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 $8.30 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 Normal to Chicago ? How far is Normal to Chicago ?

The distance between Normal to Chicago is 117.90 miles or 189.70 km. A train trip from Normal to Chicago typically takes 2 hours and 37 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Lincoln Service. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 29 minutes to get from Normal to Chicago.

Getting to Chicago from Normal by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Chicago from Normal is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Chicago and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Thursday trains from Normal to Chicago 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Lincoln Service has the most connections between Normal to Chicago

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. On the route to Chicago 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Lincoln Service offers the most scheduled departures between Normal to Chicago, usually offering 3 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Chicago, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Normal to Chicago, which start at $27.00.

Normal to Chicago is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service train tickets from Normal to Chicago start from $13.00, and on average cost $16.27. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Lincoln Service schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Lincoln Service in Normal leaves from Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Normal to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Lincoln Service takes 2 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 29 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $17.21 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 36m
Avg. Price
$16.27

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Normal to Chicago start from $13.00, and on average cost $30.44. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Normal leaves from Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Normal to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 29 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $28.12 for a one-way weekend reservation from Normal.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 45m
Avg. Price
$30.44

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Normal on their way to Chicago. The busiest departure station in Normal serving this route is Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir.
  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Normal., The busiest departure station in Normal serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St