Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ

Showing times and prices for Apr 22


Fastest Journey

20 h 40 m


21 h 21 m

Trains per day



1132 km

Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to start from $320 with an average ticket price of $355.

The fastest train from Chicago, IL to takes 20h 40m in comparison to an average duration of 21h 21m and covers a distance of 1132 km.

3 trains that leave Chicago, IL for every day with It's difficult to get from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Chicago, IL
07:05PMNewark, NJ
1 transfer
Chicago, IL
04:30PMNewark, NJ
1 transfer
Chicago, IL
06:10PMNewark, NJ
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ

distanceDistance701 miles (1131 km)
durationAverage train duration27 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$143 (€126)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ cover the 701 miles (1131 km) long route taking on average 27 h 8 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $109 (€96), but the average price of train tickets is $143 (€126).

Train providers: Amtrak from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ trains

Travel to Newark, NJ from Chicago, IL from $320 (€282) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains to Newark, NJ from Chicago, IL, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states and three Canadian provinces. Amtrak offers a variety of train types, including the Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, and the Auto Train. The Acela Express is the fastest train, reaching speeds of up to 150 mph. The Northeast Regional is the most popular, offering frequent service between major cities in the Northeast. The Keystone Service is a regional service connecting Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The Auto Train is a unique service that allows passengers to transport their cars along with them. Amtrak offers a variety of ticket types, including Saver, Value, Flexible, and Business Class. Saver tickets are the most affordable, while Business Class tickets offer the most amenities, such as complimentary meals and access to the Amtrak Metropolitan Lounge. Onboard facilities vary by train type, but all Amtrak trains offer comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. The most popular routes for Amtrak include the Northeast Corridor, which runs between Washington, D. C. And Boston, and the Pacific Surfliner, which runs between San Diego and San Luis Obispo, California. Other popular routes include the Capitol Corridor, which runs between San Jose and Sacramento, California, and the Empire Builder, which runs between Chicago and Seattle.

Train information from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 20 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $320
  • Amtrak frequency: 3 a day

FAQs: Trains from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ

FAQs: Travel by train from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ 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, IL to Newark, NJ.
Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ can start from as little as $109 (€96) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ is $143 (€126); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Newark, NJ from Chicago, IL is on average 27 h 8 min   for the 701 mile (1131 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Newark, NJ from Chicago, IL by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
There are 3 trains a day from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ which require at least one change with Amtrak. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Chicago, IL and Newark, NJ as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
You have options as you can travel from Chicago, IL to Newark, NJ 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

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