The distance between Rensselaer IN to Chicago is 69.66 miles or 112.08 km. A train trip from Rensselaer IN to Chicago typically takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Cardinal. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 20 minutes to get from Rensselaer to Chicago.
Getting to Chicago from Rensselaer by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Chicago from Rensselaer 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 Tuesday trains from Rensselaer 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 Cardinal train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago start from $14.00, and on average cost $19.09. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Cardinal in Rensselaer leaves from 776 North Cullen Street, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Rensselaer to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 2 hours and 20 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $19.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Rensselaer.