The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Chicago to Los Angeles is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last train of the day.
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1d 19 h 10 m
2d 17 h 6 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Chicago for Los Angeles every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||1737 miles (2801 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$311 (€278)|
|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 63 h 50 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 $311 (€278), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $311 (€278).
Amtrak trains will get you to Los Angeles from Chicago from $311 (€278). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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 between Chicago and Los Angeles.
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