The distance between Lawrence and Chicago is approximately 447.63 miles, or 720.20 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 41 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Lawrence to Chicago route. Amtrak Southwest Chief offers the most scheduled departures between Lawrence to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Chicago with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Lawrence, KS to Chicago, which start at $43.00.
Amtrak Southwest Chief train tickets from Lawrence to Chicago start from $61.00, and on average cost $71.66. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Southwest Chief schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Southwest Chief in Lawrence leaves from 413 E 7th St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Lawrence to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Southwest Chief takes 9 hours and 41 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Southwest Chief scheduled trip per day, which will cost $70.55 for a one-way weekend reservation from Lawrence.