Chicago to New York City train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to New York City

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Cheapest

150

Average

189

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.

Amtrak
02:30AMChicago20h35 11:05PMNew York City
0 transfers
1501One-way
Amtrak
11:40PMChicago23h18 10:58PMNew York City
0 transfers
2281One-way

Train schedule from Chicago to New York City

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Amtrak
02:30AMChicago20h35 11:05PMNew York City
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Amtrak
11:40PMChicago23h18 10:58PMNew York City
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Fastest train times from Chicago to New York City

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Fastest Journey

20 h 35 m

Average

21 h 56 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1146 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Chicago for New York City every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
02:30AMChicago20h35 11:05PMNew York City
0 transfers
1501One-way
Amtrak
11:40PMChicago23h18 10:58PMNew York City
0 transfers
2281One-way

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Overview: Train from Chicago to New York City

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
durationAverage train duration20 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$100 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to New York City cover the 710 miles (1145 km) long trip taking on average 20 h 12 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $98 (€93), but the average price of train tickets is $100 (€95).

Train providers: Amtrak from Chicago to New York City trains

Amtrak trains will get you to New York City from Chicago from $98 (€93). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your 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 between Chicago and New York City.

Train information from Chicago to New York City with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 23 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $98
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to New York City

Travel Tips: Travel by train to New York City easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to New York City.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to New York City from Chicago for the next 7 days starting from $98 (€93)  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chicago to New York City train to cost on average $100 (€95)  one way.
The distance between Chicago and New York City by train is approximately 710 miles (1145 km).
On average the Chicago to New York City train travel time is 20 h 12 min  for the 710 miles (1145 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
For the route from Chicago to New York City you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Chicago and New York City on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train to New York City from Chicago per day with Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Chicago for New York City is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Chicago to New York City at 10: 55 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 route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to New York City from Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $100 (€95) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Chicago to New York City a few months in advance.

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