The distance between Salt Lake City and Chicago is approximately 1257.84 miles, or 2023.79 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 34 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 34 hours and 20 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Salt Lake City to Chicago route. Amtrak California Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Salt Lake City to Chicago, usually offering one departure 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 Salt Lake City to Chicago, which start at $89.00.
Amtrak California Zephyr train tickets from Salt Lake City to Chicago start from $122.00, and on average cost $181.28. Daily there are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules to Chicago. Amtrak California Zephyr in Salt Lake City leaves from 340 S 600 W, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,
From Salt Lake City to Chicago train travel on Amtrak California Zephyr takes 34 hours and 20 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak California Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost $193.06 for a one-way weekend reservation from Salt Lake City.