Chicago to Denver train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Denver

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Chicago to Denver is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

02:00PMChicago Union Station17h15 07:15AMDenver
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Train schedule from Chicago to Denver

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02:00PMChicago Union Station17h15 07:15AMDenver
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Fastest train times from Chicago to Denver

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Fastest Journey

17 h 15 m


17 h 15 m

Trains per day



1475 km

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

02:00PMChicago Union Station17h15 07:15AMDenver
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Overview: Train from Chicago to Denver

distanceDistance915 miles (1475 km)
durationAverage train duration18 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$118 (€104)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Denver cover the 915 miles (1475 km) long journey taking on average 18 h 15 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 trip costs around $118 (€104), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $118 (€104).

Train providers: Amtrak from Chicago to Denver trains

You can travel by train to Denver from Chicago with Amtrak for as low as $118 (€104). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.


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 from Chicago to Denver.

Chicago to Denver train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 17 h 15 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Denver

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Denver 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 Denver.
Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Denver can start from as little as $118 (€104) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Chicago to Denver is $118 (€104); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Chicago and Denver is on average 18 h 15 min  for the 915 mile (1475 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Chicago and Denver by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The train from Chicago to Denver leaves at 2: 00 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner  from Omio.
There is 1 train a day from Chicago to Denver which require at least one change with Amtrak. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Chicago to Denver train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Chicago to Denver as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The cheapest month for a train from Chicago to Denver is April.
Yes, you can take a flight from Chicago to Denver.
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