Cheap train tickets from Spokane to Chicago

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Spokane to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Spokane 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 Spokane to Chicago was $158.50. 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 trip from Spokane to Chicago? What is the distance between Spokane to Chicago?

The distance between Spokane to Chicago is 1505.70 miles or 2422.58 km. A train trip from Spokane to Chicago typically takes 38 hours and 58 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 36 hours and 30 minutes to get from Spokane to Chicago.

Going from Spokane to Chicago by train takes over 38 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 Saturday trains from Spokane 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Empire Builder has the most connections between Spokane to Chicago

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. On the route to Chicago 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Builder offers the most scheduled departures between Spokane to Chicago, usually offering 2 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Chicago, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Spokane to Chicago

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Spokane to Chicago start from $280.00, and on average cost $332.17. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Spokane leaves from Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Spokane to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 82 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 36 hours and 30 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $317.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Spokane.

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Avg. Time
3d 10h 5m
Avg. Price
$332.17

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Spokane to Chicago start from $142.00, and on average cost $197.02. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Empire Builder in Spokane leaves from Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Spokane to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 36 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Empire Builder offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 36 hours and 30 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $191.32 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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Snacks
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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
1d 12h 32m
Avg. Price
$197.02

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Spokane on their way to Chicago. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Spokane are:
  • Bus Terminal - 221 W 1st Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Spokane. These are the busiest arriving stations in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St