The distance between Houston to Chicago is 942.41 miles or 1516.28 km. A train trip from Houston to Chicago typically takes 24 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 24 hours and 47 minutes to get from Houston to Chicago.
Going from Houston to Chicago by train takes over 24 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 Houston 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Houston to Chicago route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Houston to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Houston 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 Houston to Chicago, which start at $88.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Houston to Chicago start from $106.00, and on average cost $128.63. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Houston leaves from 902 Washington Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Houston to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 47 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $126.99 for a one-way weekend reservation from Houston.