Chicago to Austin train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Austin

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Cheapest

111

Average

111

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.

Amtrak
04:55PMChicago30h27 11:22PMAustin
0 transfers
1111One-way
Amtrak
06:45PMChicago28h37 11:22PMAustin
0 transfers
1121One-way

Train schedule from Chicago to Austin

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Amtrak
04:55PMChicago30h27 11:22PMAustin
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Amtrak
06:45PMChicago28h37 11:22PMAustin
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Fastest train times from Chicago to Austin

Showing times and prices for Jun 29

Fastest Journey

1d 4 h 37 m

Average

1d 5 h 32 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1573 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Chicago for Austin every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
06:45PMChicago28h37 11:22PMAustin
0 transfers
1121One-way
Amtrak
04:55PMChicago30h27 11:22PMAustin
0 transfers
1111One-way

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Overview: Train from Chicago to Austin

distanceDistance975 miles (1572 km)
durationAverage train duration28 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$190 (€169)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Austin cover the 975 miles (1572 km) long journey taking on average 28 h 37 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 journey for as low as $127 (€114), but the average price of train tickets is $190 (€169).

Train providers: Amtrak from Chicago to Austin trains

Travel to Austin from Chicago from $127 (€114) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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 Chicago to Austin, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Chicago to Austin train information:

  • Average Duration: 28 h 37 min
  • Average Price: $127
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Austin

Travel by train to Austin 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 Chicago to Austin.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Chicago and Austin for as low as $127 (€114)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Chicago to Austin is on average $190 (€169)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 975 miles (1572 km)  to Austin from Chicago by train.
While the time it takes to travel 975 miles (1572 km) to Austin from Chicago can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Chicago to Austin train journey time is on average 28 h 37 min.
When taking a train from Chicago to Austin, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Austin. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Austin from Chicago and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Chicago for Austin is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Chicago to Austin train departs at 4: 55 PM   and the last train from Chicago to Austin leaves at 6: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Chicago to Austin on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book a train ticket from Chicago to Austin within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $190 (€169) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Austin from Chicago are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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