Albany, NY to Chicago, IL train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL

Showing times and prices for May 26


Fastest Journey

16 h 7 m


16 h 7 m

Trains per day



1146 km

Cheap train tickets from Albany, NY to start from $197 with an average ticket price of $197.

The fastest train from Albany, NY to takes 16h 7m in comparison to an average duration of 16h 7m and covers a distance of 1146 km.

1 trains that leave Albany, NY for every day with 1 travelling directly.

Albany, NY
03:12PMChicago, IL
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
durationAverage train duration16 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$167 (€144)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL cover the 710 miles (1145 km) long route taking on average 16 h 7 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $167 (€144), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $101 (€88).

Train providers: Amtrak from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL trains

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL from $282 (€244) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL.

Albany, NY to Chicago, IL train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: $282
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL

FAQs: Travel by train from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL.
Cheap train tickets from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL can start from as little as $101 (€88) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Albany, NY to Chicago, IL is $167 (€144); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Albany, NY to Chicago, IL train time is 16 h 7 min   covering the 710 mile (1145 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The train from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL leaves at 11: 05 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL without having to change trains with Amtrak. There is 1 direct train from Albany, NY to Chicago, IL each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Albany, NY to Chicago, IL train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Albany, NY and Chicago, IL as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 05 PM.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Chicago, IL from Albany, NY including taking a train, bus or flight.
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