Cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago

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How much are train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago?

Lowest Price$82.00
Fastest15h 45m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer to Chicago was $82.00. 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 Rensselaer to Chicago?

The distance between Rensselaer and Chicago is approximately 711.68 miles, or 1145.04 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 15 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 45 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 Rensselaer to Chicago?

On Wednesday trains from Rensselaer 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited has the most connections between Rensselaer to Chicago

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Rensselaer to Chicago route. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers the most scheduled departures between Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer to Chicago

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train tickets from Rensselaer to Chicago start from $82.00, and on average cost $107.17. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Rensselaer to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Lake Shore Limited takes 15 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lake Shore Limited offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $102.55 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
15h 45m
Avg. Price
$107.17

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Rensselaer on their way to Chicago. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Rensselaer are:
  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Rensselaer. These are the busiest arriving stations in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St