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Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train

The journey from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train is 2,805.02 km and takes 48 hrs 27 mins. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:55 pm and the last at 6:55 pm. It is possible to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train for as little as RM 957.80 or as much as RM 2,052.64. The best price for this journey is RM 957.80.

Lowest PriceRM 957.80
Journey Duration48 hrs 27 mins
Connection per Day1
Lowest PriceRM 957.80
Highest PriceRM 2,052.64
First Departure5:55 pm
Last Departure6:55 pm
Distance2,805.02 km
DepartureLos Angeles, CA
ArrivalChicago, IL
CarriersAmtrak

Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, 24 Feb 2024

Your journey from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL with Virail

Planning to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?

Prices will vary when you travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL. On average, though, you'll pay about RM 1,405.25 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as RM 957.80, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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On average, a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL will cost you RM 1,405.25. 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.

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

Traveling from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train will usually take 48 hrs 27 mins. This journey covers a distance of 2,805.02 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 48 hrs 27 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL by train usually takes 48 hrs 27 mins to cover a distance of 2,805.02 km. The shortest journey from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL will take you 46 hrs 25 mins. 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.

What time are the first and last departures from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?

The first daily departure from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL leaves at 5:55 pm, while the last journey of the day sets out at 6:55 pm. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Los Angeles, CA at 5:55 pm, and the last departure will leave at 6:55 pm. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Los Angeles, CA from the following stations: . Arriving at Chicago, IL, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Chicago, IL.

How many journeys from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL are there every day?

If you want to get from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 1 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 1 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL. 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 Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL, 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 Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL.

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 939.92 to RM 1,905.03 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 51% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

The cheapest Los Angeles, CA - Chicago, IL train tickets can be found for as low as RM 607.38 if you’re lucky, or RM 863.93 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as RM 1,294.04.

Find the best day to travel to Chicago, IL by train

When travelling to Chicago, IL 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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Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
196.35kg
Bus
210.38kg
Flight
561kg
Car
448.8kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL are 196.35kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL? By taking the train between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL you will save 364.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 14.03kg compared to a bus and 252.45kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?
A train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL is RM 1,405.25. 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 957.80.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL is RM 957.80. 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 Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL by train?
Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL is 2,805.02 km.
How long does the train between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL take?
Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL is on average 48 hrs 27 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 46 hrs 25 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?
Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL leave?
The earliest train from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL departs at 5:55 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 Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL depart?
The latest train from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL departs at 6:55 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 Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL 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 957.80 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.
From which stations can I leave from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Los Angeles, CA to go to Chicago, IL. You can go from Union Station and Los Angeles International Airport and you can arrive at Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago/Rockford International Airport, Union Station and O'Hare International Airport.
What's the fastest journey time between Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL is 46 hrs 25 mins.
Is there a direct train from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL?
Yes, there is a direct train between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train?
The train journey from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL creates 196.35kg of CO2 emissions.

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