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Chicago to Houston

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TRAVELING FROM Chicago TO Houston BY train

AVERAGE PRICE

$187

FASTEST TIME

23h 30m

TRIPS PER DAY

2

train CARRIERS

1

Sun, Apr 22
$202
Mon, Apr 23
$132
Tue, Apr 24
$132
Wed, Apr 25
$132
Thu, Apr 26
$132
Fri, Apr 27
$132
Sat, Apr 28
$132
Sun, Apr 29
$253
Mon, Apr 30
$132
Tue, May 1
$132
Wed, May 2
$132
Thu, May 3
$132
Fri, May 4
$132
Sat, May 5
$106

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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Chicago to Houston?

Wanderu makes it simple to get cheap train tickets by searching prices and itineraries for 70+ bus and train lines in 20+ countries. Comparing your options and booking as early as possible is the best way to get the cheapest train ticket from Chicago to Houston. Based on historic trends, the lowest average train fare from Chicago to Houston has been $157MX$2,916CA$201€128£112kn949Kč3,247zł534CHF153. By booking 26 days in advance, tickets are typically $65MX$1,212CA$84€53£47kn394Kč1,350zł222CHF64 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from Chicago to Houston?

The busiest time of the week for travel to Houston from Chicago by train is at 1pm on Sunday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

2pm on Tuesday is when the least number of people travel by train on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, departing around this time is your best chance to be on an uncrowded train.

BUSIEST ON

Sun

LEAST BUSY ON

Tue

How many daily train trips are there from Chicago to Houston?
TRIPS PER DAY

2

DIRECT TRIPS

0

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

1pm

LATEST DEPARTURE

2pm

On average, there are 2 train trips from Chicago to Houston every day. Amtrak schedules have the most departures from Chicago to Houston, with an average of 2 trips per day, and 49 trips per month.

If you're looking for more travel options, you may also want to view Chicago to Houston bus schedules.

Train lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Houston? On average, a train trip from Chicago to Houston takes 41h 50m to make the 942.4 mi - 1516.3 km journey. Amtrak has the fastest advertised travel time of 23h 30m to get from Chicago to Houston.

Train lines that run from Chicago to Houston

Getting from Chicago to Houston by Amtrak Train:

Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.

Avg. time 41h 50m
Avg. price $187