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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Chicago

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

$318

Average

$318

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham, AL to Chicago will cost around $ 318 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 318.

Amtrak
10:24PMBirmingham, AL39h36 02:00PMChicago
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$3181One-way

Train schedule from Birmingham, AL to Chicago

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10:24PMBirmingham, AL39h36 02:00PMChicago
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$226Republic Airlines

Fastest train times from Birmingham, AL to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

1d 15 h 36 m

Average

1d 15 h 36 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

929 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Birmingham, AL for Chicago every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 929 km distance in an average of 1d 15 h 36 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1d 15 h 36 m .

The slowest trains will take 1d 15 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
10:24PMBirmingham, AL39h36 02:00PMChicago
0 changes
$3181One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham, AL to Chicago

distanceDistance576 miles (929 km)
durationAverage train duration40 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$280 (€250)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Birmingham, AL to Chicago cover the 576 miles (929 km) long trip taking on average 40 h 36 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $200 (€179), but the average price of train tickets is $280 (€250).

Train providers: Amtrak from Birmingham, AL to Chicago trains

For as little as $200 (€179) you can travel by train between Birmingham, AL and Chicago with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Amtrak

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 to Chicago from Birmingham, AL.

  • Average Price: $200

Amtrak has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Birmingham, AL to Chicago:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Chicago from Birmingham, AL cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Birmingham, AL to Chicago to cost as little as $200 (€179)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Chicago?

The train price between Birmingham, AL and Chicago is on average $280 (€250)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How far is it from Birmingham, AL to Chicago by train?

You should expect to travel around 576 miles (929 km)  between Birmingham, AL and Chicago by train.

How long is the train ride to Chicago from Birmingham, AL?

The Birmingham, AL to Chicago train duration is on average 40 h 36 min, which is to be expected when traveling 576 miles (929 km) from Birmingham, AL to Chicago. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What train providers go from Birmingham, AL to Chicago?

When taking a train from Birmingham, AL to Chicago, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Chicago. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Chicago from Birmingham, AL and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

What are the first and last departure train times from Birmingham, AL to Chicago?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Birmingham, AL at 10: 24 PM. The last train leaves from Birmingham, AL at 10: 24 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Birmingham, AL to Chicago and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase Birmingham, AL to Chicago train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Birmingham, AL to Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $280 (€250) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Birmingham, AL and Chicago are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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