The distance between Newark to Chicago is 702.57 miles or 1130.40 km. A train trip from Newark to Chicago typically takes 23 hours and 8 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 21 hours and 22 minutes to get from Newark to Chicago.
Going from Newark to Chicago by train takes over 23 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 Newark 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 are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. On the route to Chicago 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Newark to Chicago, usually offering 4 trips 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 Newark to Chicago, which start at $62.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Newark to Chicago start from $87.00, and on average cost $132.72. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Newark to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 22 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 21 hours and 22 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $144.41 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.
Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Newark to Chicago start from $87.00, and on average cost $118.99. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Cardinal in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Newark to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 27 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 21 hours and 22 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $120.84 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.