Cheap train tickets from Grand Forks to Chicago

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Lowest Price$90.00
Fastest14h 53m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Grand Forks to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks to Chicago was $90.00. 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 Grand Forks to Chicago?

The distance between Grand Forks and Chicago is approximately 621.10 miles, or 999.30 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 14 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 14 hours and 53 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 Grand Forks to Chicago?

On Saturday trains from Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks to Chicago?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Grand Forks to Chicago route. Amtrak Empire Builder offers the most scheduled departures between Grand Forks to Chicago, usually offering 2 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Chicago, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

One train company connects Grand Forks to Chicago

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Grand Forks to Chicago start from $90.00, and on average cost $130.27. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Empire Builder in Grand Forks leaves from 5555 DeMers Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Grand Forks to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 14 hours and 53 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $145.98 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
14h 53m
Avg. Price
$130.27

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Grand Forks on their way to Chicago:
  • 5555 DeMers Ave
There is one train station where trains from Grand Forks arrive in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St