Boston to Chicago train

Cheap train tickets from Boston to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

223

Average

239

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.

Cheapest
09:36PMBack Bay Station, MA37h24 10:00AMUnion Station
1 transfer
2231One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:30PMSouth Station37h30 10:00AMUnion Station
1 transfer
2541One-way

Train schedule from Boston to Chicago

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 8
09:30PMSouth Station37h30 10:00AMUnion Station
1 transfer
09:36PMBack Bay Station, MA37h24 10:00AMUnion Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Boston to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

1d 13 h 24 m

Average

1d 13 h 27 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1368 km

It's difficult to get from Boston to Chicago without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:36PMBack Bay Station, MA37h24 10:00AMUnion Station
1 transfer
2231One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30PMSouth Station37h30 10:00AMUnion Station
1 transfer
2541One-way

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Overview: Train from Boston to Chicago

distanceDistance848 miles (1367 km)
durationAverage train duration22 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$99 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Boston to Chicago cover the 848 miles (1367 km) long trip taking on average 22 h 22 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $92 (€88), but the average price of train tickets is $99 (€95).

Train providers: Amtrak from Boston to Chicago trains

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets to Chicago from Boston from $92 (€88) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Boston to Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Boston to Chicago with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 21 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $92
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Boston to Chicago

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Chicago 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 Boston to Chicago.
FAQs
Train tickets to Chicago from Boston for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $92 (€88)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Boston to Chicago train to cost on average $99 (€95)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 848 miles (1367 km)  from Boston to Chicago by train.
On average the Boston to Chicago train time is 22 h 22 min  covering the 848 miles (1367 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the trip from Boston to Chicago you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Boston and Chicago on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Boston to Chicago. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Boston at 4: 50 PM. The last train leaves from Boston at 4: 57 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Boston to Chicago and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Boston to Chicago train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $99 (€95). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Boston to Chicago. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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