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Best price 606.88 €
Journey duration 53 h 41 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 18:00
Last departure 18:00
Distance 2802 km

Traveling from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?

On average, a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL will cost you 842.57 €. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 606.88 €. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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Trains from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train?

The journey between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL by train usually takes 59 h 45 min to cover a distance of 2802. The shortest journey from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL will take you 42 h 50 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Chicago, IL quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL, which usually leaves at 01:10. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 18:00. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL. You can start your journey in Los Angeles, CA at stations such as Los Angeles, CA. These connect to stations including Chicago, IL in Chicago, IL. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL.

How many times a day do departures from Los Angeles, CA leave for Chicago, IL?

You will be able to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL using companies such as Amtrak. Combined, these providers offer an average of 2 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 4 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 1 direct connections from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 1 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.