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Trains New York, NY to Chicago, IL: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from New York, NY to Chicago, IL?

The prices for train tickets from New York, NY to Chicago, IL 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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from New York, NY to Chicago, IL will cost 374.11 RM. The average train ticket price is approximately 391.77 RM. 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.

New York, NY to Chicago, IL by train

Best price 374.11 RM
Journey duration 23 h 7 min
Connections per day 5
First departure 06:45
Last departure 15:40
Distance 1,146 km
Departure New York, NY
Arrival Chicago, IL
Carriers Amtrak, Amtrack

Ticket price New York, NY - Chicago, IL every day

591.41 RM
800.64 RM
In 2 days
In 3 days
458.59 RM
340.20 RM
In 4 days
480.02 RM
538.18 RM
In 5 days
562.67 RM
434.05 RM
In 6 days
376.77 RM

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
374.11 RM
Maximum price
602.73 RM

New York, NY - Chicago, IL


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Cheapest tickets for

By Bus

562.67 RM

Thursday, May 26th 2022
Port Authority - Cumberland CTA
16:10 - 11:30
20h 20min
CO2: 40.33kg
By Flight

434.05 RM

Thursday, May 26th 2022
United Airlines-logo
Newark - O'Hare Intl
05:00 - 06:30
United Airlines
2h 30min
CO2: 211.97kg

How much time will it take to go from New York, NY to Chicago, IL by train?

The journey from New York, NY to Chicago, IL covers a distance of 1,146 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 23 h 7 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 19 h 10 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from New York, NY to Chicago, IL faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from New York, NY to Chicago, IL?

The first daily departure from New York, NY to Chicago, IL leaves at 06:45, while the last journey of the day sets out at 15:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between New York, NY 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.

What are the stations on the New York, NY to Chicago, IL route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between New York, NY and Chicago, IL. You can start your journey in New York, NY at stations such as New York, NY. 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 New York, NY to Chicago, IL.

How many times a day do departures from New York, NY leave for Chicago, IL?

If you want to get from New York, NY to Chicago, IL, you can travel with providers such as Amtrak. You will find a maximum number of 6 departures per day. On average, there are 5 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 2 direct journeys between New York, NY and Chicago, IL. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 3 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.


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