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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Syracuse to Chicago?

Lowest Price$67.00
Fastest Train12h 58m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Syracuse to Chicago

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JulJul

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Syracuse to Chicago right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Syracuse to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $67.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Syracuse to Chicago.

How long is the train journey from Syracuse to Chicago?

The distance between Syracuse and Chicago is approximately 590 miles, or 950 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 58 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Syracuse to Chicago are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Syracuse at 9:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Syracuse to Chicago?

Trains leave the station in Syracuse twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Chicago with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chicago to Syracuse. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Syracuse to Chicago for $84.00.

What train services are there from Syracuse to Chicago?

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is the one and only train line which connects Syracuse to Chicago. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited212h 58m$70.53

Where is the train station in Syracuse?

There is one train station in Syracuse:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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