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 Boston to Chicago will cost around $ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 135.
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21 h 53 m
21 h 56 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Boston for Chicago every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 1368 km distance in an average of 21 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 21 h 53 m .
The slowest trains will take 22 h 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.
|Distance||848 miles (1367 km)|
|Average train duration||22 h|
|Average train ticket price||$118 (€99)|
Trains from Boston to Chicago cover the 848 miles (1367 km) long journey taking on average 22 h with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $102 (€85), but the average price of train tickets is $118 (€99).
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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 to Chicago from Boston, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
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