Cheap St Paul to Chicago  train tickets

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How much are St Paul to Chicago train tickets?

Lowest Price$56.00
Fastest7h 55m
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Overall score for St Paul to Chicago
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Amtrak Empire Builder
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Empire Builder report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
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William
4.0
August 20, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Room seats. Observation car really nice. Pretty smooth and quiet ride.
Cons
Smokers were using lower level to smoke. This needs to be stopped. Train was very cold.

How to find cheap train tickets from St Paul to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from St Paul 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 St Paul to Chicago was $133.07. 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 St Paul to Chicago ? How far is St Paul to Chicago ?

The distance between St Paul to Chicago is 346.84 miles or 558.04 km. A train trip from St Paul to Chicago typically takes 42 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Empire Builder. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 55 minutes to get from St Paul to Chicago.

Going from St Paul to Chicago by train takes over 42 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from St Paul 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Empire Builder has the most connections between St Paul to Chicago

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. On the route to Chicago 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Builder offers the most scheduled departures between St Paul 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 St Paul to Chicago, which start at $10.00.

St Paul to Chicago is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from St Paul to Chicago start from $342.00, and on average cost $419.18. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in St Paul leaves from Union Depot, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From St Paul to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 112 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 55 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $410.48 for a one-way weekend reservation from St Paul.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4d 16h 33m
Avg. Price
$419.18

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from St Paul to Chicago start from $56.00, and on average cost $84.06. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Empire Builder in St Paul leaves from Union Depot, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From St Paul to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 7 hours and 55 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Empire Builder scheduled trip per day, which will cost $84.14 for a one-way weekend reservation from St Paul.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 55m
Avg. Price
$84.06

Plan your next adventure:

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