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19h 5m
$166.00 Amtrak
New York, NY, US
Chicago, IL, US

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Find the best deals on train tickets from New York to Chicago on Wanderu. Wanderu searches hundreds of bus and train companies to find you the fastest, cheapest and most comfortable bus and train tickets to Chicago. New York to Chicago schedules are served by Greyhound Bus Lines, Amtrak Train, Megabus. Book your train tickets from New York to Chicago in under a minute. We only list the safest and most reputable bus and train companies, so you are sure to have a perfect trip. Depart New York from 6th Avenue & 37th Street, Lexington between 39th and 40th Streets, W 34th St & 8th Ave, NYC and arrive in Chicago at Turimex Chicago Station, Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport Peoria Stop, Van Buren St btwn S Canal St and S Clinton St.

Traveling from New York to Chicago by train.

How far is New York from Chicago by train?

On average a train trip to Chicago takes 22 hours and 36 minutes. Amtrak has the fastest advertised travel time of 19 hours and 4 minutes to get from New York to Chicago.

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

On average there are four train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from New York to Chicago, with an average of four trips per day, and 120 monthly trips.

When is the best time to buy a train ticket from New York to Chicago?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from New York to Chicago were $98.80. By booking 22 days out, tickets are, on average $33.78 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.


What is the average cost of a train trip from New York to Chicago?

A train trip between New York and Chicago averages $132.58.

The cheapest day of the week to travel by train from New York to Chicago is Tuesday, when prices typically start at $85.00 for train tickets on this route.

Generally, traveling on a Saturday will have the highest average price because of high demand. By booking early or comparing different lines and brands, you still may find a deal, with prices starting at $85.00.

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Chicago by train is at 11 am on Friday. When planning to travel around this time tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out.

8 pm on Tuesday is the least busiest train schedule on this route. Traveling at this time you are most likely to be on a train that has less passengers.


What is the main train station in New York?

One station have train departures from New York. Penn Station is the main train station for trips departing to Chicago.


What is the main arriving train station in Chicago?

Train trips arrive in Chicago at one station Union Station - 225 S Canal St is the main train station in Chicago for trips arriving from New York.


Do train carriers that serve the New York to Chicago route offer WIFI and power outlets?

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


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Greyhound Bus Lines is the largest bus carrier in the US. Spanning all the way from the East Coast to the West Coast, they cover over 1000 cities all over the United States.

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.