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.
This is the last train of the day.
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2d 14 h 15 m
2d 23 h 51 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Chicago to Los Angeles without transferring at least once.
|Distance||1737 miles (2801 km)|
|Average train duration||43 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||$169 (€160)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
Trains from Chicago to Los Angeles cover the 1737 miles (2801 km) long journey taking on average 43 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 route costs around $169 (€160), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $156 (€147).
You can travel by train from Chicago to Los Angeles with Amtrak for as low as $156 (€147). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 Los Angeles from Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
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