Cheap Vancouver to Chicago  train tickets

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How much are Vancouver to Chicago train tickets?

Lowest Price$148.00
Fastest44h 48m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Chicago was $148.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $156.00 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 journey from Vancouver to Chicago ? How far is Vancouver to Chicago ?

The distance between Vancouver to Chicago is 1754.12 miles or 2822.27 km. A train trip from Vancouver to Chicago typically takes 57 hours and 18 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 44 hours and 48 minutes to get from Vancouver to Chicago.

Going from Vancouver to Chicago by train takes over 57 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 Sunday trains from Vancouver 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Vancouver to Chicago

Typically there are 7 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 Vancouver to Chicago, usually offering 5 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.

Vancouver to Chicago is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Vancouver to Chicago start from $154.50, and on average cost $252.28. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Chicago. Amtrak in Vancouver leaves from 1301 W 11th St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Vancouver to Chicago train travel on Amtrak takes 61 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 44 hours and 48 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $247.30 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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Avg. Time
2d 13h 59m
Avg. Price
$252.28

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Vancouver to Chicago start from $148.00, and on average cost $199.66. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Empire Builder in Vancouver leaves from 1301 W 11th St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Vancouver to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 44 hours and 48 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $183.76 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1d 20h 48m
Avg. Price
$199.66
There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Chicago. The busiest departure station in Vancouver serving this route is 1301 W 11th St.
  • 1301 W 11th St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Vancouver., The busiest departure station in Vancouver serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St