The distance between Portland to Chicago is 1755.44 miles or 2824.39 km. A train trip from Portland to Chicago typically takes 59 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Empire Builder. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 45 hours and 10 minutes to get from Portland to Chicago.
Going from Portland to Chicago by train takes over 59 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 Wednesday trains from Portland 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 5 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 Portland to Chicago, usually offering 3 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 Portland to Chicago, which start at $181.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Portland to Chicago start from $173.00, and on average cost $270.73. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Portland to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 68 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 45 hours and 10 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $267.89 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.
Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Portland to Chicago start from $148.00, and on average cost $183.84. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Empire Builder in Portland leaves from Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Portland to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 45 hours and 10 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $177.84 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.