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Overview: Train from Chicago to New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
durationAverage train duration20 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$101 (€84)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to New York City cover the 710 miles (1145 km) long journey taking on average 20 h 17 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $101 (€84), but the average price of train tickets is $101 (€84).

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Travel with Amtrak from Chicago to New York City

Buy your official Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to New York City from $101 (€84) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

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 New York City.

  • Average Price: $101

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Amtrak when booking your train tickets between Chicago and New York City due to the coronavirus:

  • 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).

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Trains from Chicago to New York City
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Chicago to New York City?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Chicago to New York City to cost as little as $101 (€84)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Chicago and New York City on average?
The train price to New York City from Chicago is on average $101 (€84)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
What is the distance from Chicago to New York City by train?
You should expect to travel around 710 miles (1145 km)  from Chicago to New York City by train.
How long is a train from Chicago to New York City on average?
On average the Chicago to New York City train travel time is 20 h 17 min  for the 710 miles (1145 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can get me from Chicago to New York City?
For the best Chicago to New York City train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Chicago and New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.
When is the earliest train from Chicago to New York City? When is the last train from Chicago to New York City?
The earliest train for this route departs from Chicago at 11: 45 PM. The last train leaves from Chicago at 11: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Chicago to New York City and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Chicago to New York City to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Chicago to New York City is on average $101 (€84) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to New York City from Chicago available a few months in advance.