Cheap Omaha to Chicago train tickets


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September 3, 2019Solo travel
The comfortable seating.
An update to the carriages, maybe.

How to find cheap train tickets from Omaha to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Omaha 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 Omaha to Chicago was $73.04. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $37.46 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 journey from Omaha to Chicago ? How far is Omaha to Chicago ?

The distance between Omaha to Chicago is 434.82 miles or 699.61 km. A train trip from Omaha to Chicago typically takes 9 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak California Zephyr. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 9 hours and 36 minutes to get from Omaha to Chicago.

Going from Omaha to Chicago by train takes over 9 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 Saturday trains from Omaha 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak California Zephyr has the most connections between Omaha to Chicago

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Omaha to Chicago route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Omaha 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 Omaha to Chicago, which start at $29.99.

One train carrier connects Omaha to Chicago

Amtrak California Zephyr

Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Omaha to Chicago start from $62.00, and on average cost $80.63. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Chicago. Amtrak California Zephyr in Omaha leaves from 1003 S 9th St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Omaha to Chicago train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 9 hours and 36 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $79.68 for a one-way weekend reservation from Omaha.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Omaha on their way to Chicago. The busiest departure station in Omaha serving this route is 1003 S 9th St.
  • 1003 S 9th St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Omaha., The busiest departure station in Omaha serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St