Cheap Portage to Chicago train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Portage to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Portage 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 Portage to Chicago was $33.23. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $20.32 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 Portage to Chicago ? How far is Portage to Chicago ?

The distance between Portage to Chicago is 147.83 miles or 237.84 km. A train trip from Portage to Chicago typically takes 3 hours and 28 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 3 hours and 28 minutes to get from Portage to Chicago.

A train getaway to Chicago clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Chicago before you have to hop on the train back to Portage. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Chicago. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Friday trains from Portage 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.

Amtrak Empire Builder has the most connections between Portage to Chicago

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Portage to Chicago route. Amtrak Empire Builder offers the most scheduled departures between Portage 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.

One train carrier connects Portage to Chicago

Amtrak Empire Builder

Amtrak Empire Builder train tickets from Portage to Chicago start from $29.00, and on average cost $38.58. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Builder schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Empire Builder in Portage leaves from 400 W Oneida St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Portage to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Empire Builder takes 3 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Empire Builder offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 28 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Builder offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $38.62 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Portage on their way to Chicago. The busiest departure station in Portage serving this route is 400 W Oneida St.
  • 400 W Oneida St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Chicago from Portage., The busiest departure station in Portage serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St