Cheap train tickets from Lawrence, KS to Chicago

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How much are train tickets from Lawrence, KS to Chicago?

Lowest Price$61.00
Fastest9h 41m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Lawrence, KS to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Lawrence 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 Lawrence to Chicago was $61.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $34.16 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 ride from Lawrence, KS to Chicago?

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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Lawrence to Chicago?

On Monday trains from Lawrence 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Lawrence to Chicago?

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.

One train company connects Lawrence to Chicago

Amtrak Southwest Chief

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.

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Avg. Time
9h 41m
Avg. Price
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There is one train station from which trains depart Lawrence on their way to Chicago:
  • 413 E 7th St
There is one train station where trains from Lawrence arrive in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St