Chicago to Boston train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Boston

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

122

Average

168

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
09:30PMUnion Station21h54 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
1221One-way
Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station22h02 08:32PMSouth Station
1 transfer
1221One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station22h02 08:32PMSouth Station
0 transfers
1301One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station21h54 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers
1301One-way
06:40PMUnion Station28h17 11:57PMSouth Station
1 transfer
2511One-way

Train schedule from Chicago to Boston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 8
06:40PMUnion Station28h17 11:57PMSouth Station
1 transfer
06:40PMUnion Station28h11 11:51PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
09:30PMUnion Station21h54 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
09:30PMUnion Station22h02 08:32PMSouth Station
0 transfers
09:30PMUnion Station22h02 08:32PMSouth Station
1 transfer
09:30PMUnion Station21h54 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Chicago to Boston

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

21 h 54 m

Average

1d 3 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

1368 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Chicago for Boston every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station21h54 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
1221One-way
Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station21h54 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers
1301One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station22h02 08:32PMSouth Station
0 transfers
1301One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station22h02 08:32PMSouth Station
1 transfer
1221One-way
06:40PMUnion Station28h11 11:51PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
2511One-way

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Overview: Train from Chicago to Boston

distanceDistance848 miles (1367 km)
durationAverage train duration21 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€97)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Boston cover the 848 miles (1367 km) long route taking on average 21 h 54 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 $100 (€97), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $99 (€95).

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago to Boston trains

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets between Chicago and Boston from $99 (€95) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable 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 to Boston from Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Chicago to Boston train information:

  • Average Duration: 23 h 2 min
  • Average Price: $99
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Boston

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Boston 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 Boston.
FAQs
Train tickets between Chicago and Boston for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $99 (€95)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chicago to Boston train to cost on average $100 (€97)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Boston from Chicago by train to be approximately 848 miles (1367 km).
While the time it takes to travel 848 miles (1367 km) between Chicago and Boston can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Chicago to Boston train journey time is on average 21 h 54 min.
For the route from Chicago to Boston you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Chicago to Boston on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train between Chicago and Boston per day with Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Chicago for Boston is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Chicago to Boston train departs at 11: 40 PM   and the last train from Chicago to Boston leaves at 11: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Chicago to Boston on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy a train ticket from Chicago to Boston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $100 (€97) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Chicago and Boston are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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