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traveling from St Louis to Chicago by train

Cheapest price$22.00
Fastest time5h 25m
Trips per day6
train carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from St Louis to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from St Louis to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from St Louis to Chicago were $33.27. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $5.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from St Louis to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from St Louis to Chicago by train is at 7 AM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 5 AM on Sunday 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 St Louis to Chicago?

On average there are 6 train trips per day. Amtrak Lincoln Service has the most options for departures from St Louis to Chicago, with an average of 4 trips per day and 80 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from St Louis to Chicago. Of the 6 trips there are 6 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from St Louis start at $1.00.

train lines that run from St Louis to Chicago

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from St Louis to Chicago. The average Amtrak Texas Eagle ticket to Chicago costs $44.76. Cheap Amtrak Texas Eagle tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $22.00. In St Louis, Amtrak Texas Eagle departs from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Texas Eagle arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Texas Eagle from St Louis to Chicago takes 5 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Texas Eagle trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $47.22 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Amtrak Texas Eagle
Amtrak Texas Eagle
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Avg. Time
5h 58m
Avg. Price
$44.76

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service operates, on average, 4 train schedule(s) from St Louis to Chicago. The average Amtrak Lincoln Service ticket to Chicago costs $33.18. Cheap Amtrak Lincoln Service tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $27.00. In St Louis, Amtrak Lincoln Service departs from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St and no other station. In Chicago, Amtrak Lincoln Service arrives at Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Lincoln Service from St Louis to Chicago takes 5 hours and 37 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Lincoln Service trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 25 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $35.17 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Amtrak Lincoln Service
Amtrak Lincoln Service
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
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Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 37m
Avg. Price
$33.18

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from St Louis. Most train trips to Chicago will depart from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St.
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th 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 St Louis.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St