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Cheap train tickets from Providence, RI to Chicago


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How much are train tickets from Providence, RI to Chicago?

Lowest Price$108.00
Fastest Train24h 26m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Providence, RI to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Providence 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 Providence to Chicago was $131.31. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $47.02 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Providence, RI to Chicago?

The distance between Providence and Chicago is approximately 833.86 miles, or 1341.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 26 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 24 hours and 26 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 Providence to Chicago?

On Wednesday trains from Providence 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.

What train companies travel from Providence to Chicago?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Providence to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Providence to Chicago, usually offering 4.25 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Providence to Chicago, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Providence, RI to Chicago, which start at $117.20.

One train company connects Providence to Chicago


Amtrak train tickets from Providence to Chicago start from $108.00, and on average cost $142.83. Daily there are 4.25 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Providence to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 26 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 24 hours and 26 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $173.78 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

Avg. Time
1d 2h 33m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Providence on their way to Chicago:
  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
There is one train station where trains from Providence arrive in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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