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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Cleveland to Chicago?

Lowest Price$48.00
Fastest Train6h 46m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Cleveland-Chicago Train Schedule

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Cleveland to Chicago
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Jessica
4.0
August 23, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The seats are spacious and comfortable!!!
Cons
The train needs updated
Tips
They keep it cool so bring a blanket

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Cleveland 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, $48.46 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Cleveland to Chicago. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $13.58 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Cleveland to Chicago?

The distance between Cleveland and Chicago is approximately 307 miles, or 495 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 46 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 Cleveland to Chicago are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Wednesday 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 Cleveland at 2:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00am. 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 Cleveland to Chicago?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Chicago. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Chicago to Cleveland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Cleveland to Chicago for $10.00.

What train services are there from Cleveland to Chicago?

2 train services operate from Cleveland to Chicago. Amtrak Lake Shore Limited usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Capitol Limited16h 47m$55.58
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited27h 6m$53.44

Where is the train station in Cleveland?

There is one train station in Cleveland:

  • 200 Cleveland Mem Shrwy

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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