The distance between Charlotte to Chicago is 587.83 miles or 945.78 km. A train trip from Charlotte to Chicago typically takes 32 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 31 hours and 59 minutes to get from Charlotte to Chicago.
Going from Charlotte to Chicago by train takes over 32 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 Thursday trains from Charlotte 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Charlotte to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Charlotte to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Charlotte to Chicago, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Charlotte to Chicago, which start at $87.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Charlotte to Chicago start from $123.00, and on average cost $159.95. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Charlotte to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 32 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 31 hours and 59 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $157.42 for a one-way weekend reservation from Charlotte.