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.
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.
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.