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New York to Chicago

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Thu, Aug 17
Fri, Aug 18
$207
Sat, Aug 19
$166
Sun, Aug 20
$171
Mon, Aug 21
$108
Tue, Aug 22
$108
Wed, Aug 23
$108
Thu, Aug 24
$108
Fri, Aug 25
$137
Sat, Aug 26
$109
Sun, Aug 27
$109
Mon, Aug 28
$108
Tue, Aug 29
$108
Wed, Aug 30
$86

Upcoming train trips on Fri, Aug 18 See all

6:45am
28h 15m
10:00am
$207.00 Amtrak
New York, NY, US
Chicago, IL, US
10:52am
22h 53m
8:45am
$214.00 Amtrak
New York, NY, US
Chicago, IL, US
11:35am
22h 10m
8:45am
$207.00 Amtrak
New York, NY, US
Chicago, IL, US

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TRAVELING FROM New York TO Chicago BY train

AVERAGE PRICE

$153

FASTEST TIME

19h 4m

TRIPS PER DAY

4

train CARRIERS

1

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

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 New York to Chicago. Based on historic trends, the lowest average train fare from New York to Chicago has been $116MX$2,050CA$146€99£90kn729Kč2,569zł421CHF112. By booking 30 days in advance, tickets are typically $79MX$1,403CA$100€67£62kn499Kč1,759zł288CHF77 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from New York to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel to Chicago from New York by train is at 3pm on Thursday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

10am on Monday 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

Thu

LEAST BUSY ON

Mon

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

4

DIRECT TRIPS

1

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

3am

LATEST DEPARTURE

3pm

On average, there are 4 train trips from New York to Chicago every day. Amtrak schedules have the most departures from New York to Chicago, with an average of 4 trips per day, and 117 trips per month.

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

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

How long is the train ride from New York to Chicago? On average, a train trip from New York to Chicago takes 22h 58m to make the 711.4 mi - 1144.7 km journey. Amtrak has the fastest advertised travel time of 19h 4m to get from New York to Chicago.

Train lines that run from New York to Chicago

Getting from New York to Chicago 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 22h 58m
Avg. price $153