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The cheapest trains from Chicago to New York City

Showing times and prices for Aug 6

Cheapest

$162

Average

$191

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.

The average ticket from Chicago to New York City will cost around $ 191 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 162.

Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station20h12 06:42PMPenn Station
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$1621One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station20h35 07:05PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:40PMUnion Station24h06 07:46PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:40PMUnion Station23h06 06:46PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:40PMUnion Station22h26 06:06PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way

Timetable Chicago to New York City

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06:40PMUnion Station21h10 04:50PMPenn Station
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06:40PMUnion Station24h06 07:46PMPenn Station
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06:40PMUnion Station23h06 06:46PMPenn Station
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06:40PMUnion Station22h26 06:06PMPenn Station
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06:40PMUnion Station25h05 08:45PMPenn Station
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09:30PMUnion Station20h35 07:05PMPenn Station
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09:30PMUnion Station20h12 06:42PMPenn Station
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Thu
Aug 5
$195Amtrak
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Fri
Aug 6
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$123Greyhound
$161American Airlines
Sat
Aug 7
$162Amtrak
$95Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Sun
Aug 8
$101Amtrak
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$85Spirit Airlines
Mon
Aug 9
$101Amtrak
$107Greyhound
$164Spirit Airlines
Tue
Aug 10
$102Amtrak
$90Greyhound
$59Spirit Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$102Amtrak
$90Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
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$91Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Fri
Aug 13
$102Amtrak
$104Greyhound
$84Spirit Airlines
Sat
Aug 14
$99Amtrak
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$49Spirit Airlines
Sun
Aug 15
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$102Greyhound
$165Spirit Airlines
Mon
Aug 16
$101Amtrak
$97Greyhound
$122Spirit Airlines
Tue
Aug 17
$101Amtrak
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$58Spirit Airlines
Wed
Aug 18
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$90Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Thu
Aug 19
$102Amtrak
$92Greyhound
$70Spirit Airlines
Fri
Aug 20
$101Amtrak
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$80Spirit Airlines
Sat
Aug 21
$101Amtrak
$98Greyhound
$85Spirit Airlines
Sun
Aug 22
$101Amtrak
$94Greyhound
$194Spirit Airlines
Mon
Aug 23
$98Amtrak
$87Greyhound
$80Spirit Airlines
Tue
Aug 24
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$57Spirit Airlines
Wed
Aug 25
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$89Greyhound
$40Spirit Airlines

The fastest trains from Chicago to New York City

Showing times and prices for Aug 6

Fastest Journey

20 h 12 m

Average

22 h 22 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

1146 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Chicago for New York City every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 1146 km distance in an average of 22 h 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 20 h 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 1d 1 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station20h12 06:42PMPenn Station
0 changes
$1621One-way
2nd Fastest
09:30PMUnion Station20h35 07:05PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way
06:40PMUnion Station21h10 04:50PMPenn Station
1 changes
$2041One-way
06:40PMUnion Station22h26 06:06PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way
06:40PMUnion Station23h06 06:46PMPenn Station
1 changes
$1941One-way

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Train Information between Chicago and New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
durationAverage train duration22 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$102 (€81)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Chicago to New York City cover the 710 miles (1145 km) long journey taking on average 22 h 50 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $102 (€81)], but the average price of train tickets is $102 (€81).

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Amtrak trains from Chicago to New York City

Travel from Chicago to New York City from $102 (€81) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from Chicago to New York City.

Book your Amtrak Chicago to New York City train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Amtrak’s up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Chicago to New York City routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Amtrak train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Chicago and New York City is 710 miles (1145 km), and the best price for a one-way Chicago - New York City Amtrak train ticket starts at $102 (€81) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Amtrak ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Amtrak!

Amtrak has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Chicago to New York City:

  • 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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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Chicago to New York City?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Chicago to New York City for the next 7 days starting from $101 (€81)  one way.
What is the cost of a train from Chicago to New York City?
The train price between Chicago and New York City is on average $102 (€81)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Chicago and 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 the train ride between Chicago and New York City?
On average the Chicago to New York City train time is 22 h 50 min  covering the 710 miles (1145 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When can I take the first train from Chicago to New York City? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Chicago to New York City at 10: 45 PM. The last train from Chicago to New York City that you can take departs at 11: 40 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Chicago to New York City schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Chicago and New York City to score the best deals?
If you book the Chicago to New York City train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $102 (€81). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Chicago to New York City. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.