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Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train

The journey from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train is 1,070.59 km and takes 27 hrs 6 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:40 pm and the last at 9:30 pm. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train for as little as RM 629.50 or as much as RM 2,487.73. The best price for this journey is RM 629.50.

Lowest PriceRM 629.50
Journey Duration27 hrs 6 mins
Connection per Day3
Lowest PriceRM 629.50
Highest PriceRM 2,487.73
First Departure6:40 pm
Last Departure9:30 pm
Distance1,070.59 km
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalPhiladelphia, PA
CarriersAmtrak

Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Quick and easy travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?

The cheapest train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA cost RM 629.50. On average, you can expect to spend around RM 890.47 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA.
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The prices for train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately RM 890.47. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train?

With a distance of 1,070.59 km between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA, it will usually take 27 hrs 6 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 27 hrs 6 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA will complete the journey in 19 hrs 19 mins. On average, it will take you about 27 hrs 6 mins to travel the 1,070.59 km between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA.

When do departures from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Chicago, IL at 6:40 pm. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 9:30 pm. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first journey of the night departs from Chicago, IL at 6:40 pm. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 9:30 pm. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?

You can depart from Chicago, IL at stations such as Chicago Union Station,Chicago Midway International Airport,Chicago Rockford International Airport,O Hare International Airport, ORD. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Philadelphia, PA at the following stations: North Philadelphia PA (PHN),Philadelphia (30th St Station),Philadelphia Race St. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 3 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around RM 693.37 to RM 1,066.51 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 35% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Philadelphia, PA train tickets can be found for as low as RM 720.23 if you’re lucky, or RM 876.48 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as RM 1,116.55.

Find the best day to travel to Philadelphia, PA by train

When travelling to Philadelphia, PA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
74.94kg
Bus
80.29kg
Flight
214.12kg
Car
171.29kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA are 74.94kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA? By taking the train between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA you will save 139.18kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 5.35kg compared to a bus and 96.35kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
A train ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is RM 890.47. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as RM 629.50.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is RM 629.50. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA by train?
Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is 1,070.59 km.
How long does the train between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA take?
Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is on average 27 hrs 6 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 19 hrs 19 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA leave?
The earliest train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA departs at 6:40 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA depart?
The latest train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA departs at 9:30 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is RM 629.50 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA is 19 hrs 19 mins.
Is there a direct train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train?
The train journey from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA creates 74.94kg of CO2 emissions.