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traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago by train

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$22.00
Fastest time
5h 0m
Trips per day
3
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3
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Indianapolis to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Indianapolis to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Indianapolis to Chicago were $43.98. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $5.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Indianapolis to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Indianapolis to Chicago by train is at 12 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 7 AM 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.

How many daily train trips are there from Indianapolis to Chicago?

On average there are 3 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Indianapolis to Chicago, with an average of 2 trips per day and 40 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Indianapolis to Chicago. Of the 3 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Indianapolis start at $5.00.

train lines that run from Indianapolis to Chicago

Amtrak Hoosier State

Amtrak Hoosier State operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Indianapolis to Chicago. The average Amtrak Hoosier State ticket to Chicago costs $33.69. Cheap Amtrak Hoosier State tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $28.00. In Indianapolis, Amtrak Hoosier State departs from 350 S Illinois St and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Hoosier State arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Hoosier State from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Hoosier State offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $33.55 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Amtrak Hoosier State
Amtrak Hoosier State
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Avg. Time
5h 0m
Avg. Price
$33.69

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Indianapolis to Chicago. The average Amtrak Cardinal ticket to Chicago costs $26.29. Cheap Amtrak Cardinal tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $22.00. In Indianapolis, Amtrak Cardinal departs from 350 S Illinois St and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Cardinal arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Cardinal from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Cardinal offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $28.28 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Amtrak Cardinal
Amtrak Cardinal
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
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Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 0m
Avg. Price
$26.29

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from Indianapolis to Chicago. The average Amtrak ticket to Chicago costs $55.38. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $43.00. In Indianapolis, Amtrak departs from 350 S Illinois St and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 7 hours and 48 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $57.38 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 48m
Avg. Price
$55.38
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Indianapolis. Most train trips to Chicago will depart from 350 S Illinois St.
  • 350 S Illinois St
Train trips arrive in Chicago at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Union Station - 225 S Canal St are the main train stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Indianapolis.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St