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Trains San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Planning to travel from San Jose, 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 does it cost to get from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL by train?

The cheapest train tickets from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL cost 665.08 RM. On average, you can expect to spend around 880.17 RM 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 San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL.

San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL by train

Best price 665.08 RM
Journey duration 62 h 47 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 06:18
Last departure 20:23
Distance 2,957 km

Route Summary by Train

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1
Carriers
1
Minimum price
665.08 RM
Maximum price
951.89 RM

San Jose, CA - Chicago, IL

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1,071.24 RM

Date
Tuesday, December. 28th 2021
Greyhound-logo
Diridon Station - Downtown Greyhound Station
10:40 - 15:15
Greyhound
50h 35min
CO2: 94.61kg
By Flight

782.57 RM

Date
Wednesday, January 12th 2022
Alaska Airlines-logo
San Jose - O'Hare
06:10 - 13:59
Alaska Airlines
29h 49min
2 changes
CO2: 594.26kg
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Amtrak
1 change
Duration: 54 h 32 min
San Jose, CA - Chicago, IL
06:18 - 14:50
665.08 RM

How long will it take me to travel from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL by train?

The journey between San Jose, CA and Chicago, IL runs for about 2,957 km and usually takes approximately 62 h 47 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 54 h 32 min. If you are trying to get from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL?

The first journey of the day departs from San Jose, CA at 06:18. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 20:23. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between San Jose, CA and Chicago, IL. 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.

What are the stations on the San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL route?

You can depart from San Jose, CA at stations such as San Jose, CA. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Chicago, IL at the following stations: Chicago, IL. 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 San Jose, CA and Chicago, IL. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL?

The route from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL is served by providers including Amtrak. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 1 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from San Jose, CA 1 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from San Jose, CA to Chicago, IL, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 1 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

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