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Overview: Train from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA

distanceDistance569 miles (918 km)
durationAverage train duration17 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$136 (€122)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA cover the 569 miles (918 km) long route taking on average 17 h 10 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 $136 (€122), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $105 (€94).

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA trains

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA from $105 (€94) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Amtrak

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 Harrisburg, PA.

Train information from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 24 h 2 min
  • Average Price: $105
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

These are Amtrak's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Harrisburg, PA from Chicago:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA

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FAQs

How much are cheap trains to Harrisburg, PA from Chicago?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA for the next 7 days starting from $105 (€94)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train to Harrisburg, PA from Chicago?

The train price between Chicago and Harrisburg, PA is on average $136 (€122)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How far is Chicago to Harrisburg, PA by train?

The distance between Chicago and Harrisburg, PA by train is approximately 569 miles (918 km).

How long is a train to Harrisburg, PA from Chicago on average?

The train time from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA is on average 17 h 10 min  for the 569 miles (918 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Harrisburg, PA from Chicago by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train companies go from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA?

For the trip from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Harrisburg, PA from Chicago on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services are there between Chicago and Harrisburg, PA a day?

The average number of trains departing Chicago for Harrisburg, PA is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When is the earliest train from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA? When is the last train from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA?

The earliest train departing from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA leaves at 11: 40 PM. The last train departing from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA leaves at 11: 40 PM. You can find the latest Chicago to Harrisburg, PA train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Chicago to Harrisburg, PA to get the best deals?

If you purchase the Chicago to Harrisburg, PA train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $136 (€122). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Chicago and Harrisburg, PA. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.