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Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Amtrak
09:30PM25h15
Union Station, Chicago, IL
11:45PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$2601One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
06:40PM19h19
Union Station, Chicago, IL
02:59PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$2691One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM21h19
Union Station, Chicago, IL
04:59PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$3211One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM20h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
03:56PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$3441One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM22h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
05:56PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$3441One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
Amtrak
06:40PM19h19
Union Station, Chicago, IL
02:59PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM20h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
03:56PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM22h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
05:56PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM21h19
Union Station, Chicago, IL
04:59PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM21h50
Union Station, Chicago, IL
05:30PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM20h53
Union Station, Chicago, IL
04:33PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer
Amtrak
09:30PM22h57
Union Station, Chicago, IL
09:27PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer
Amtrak
09:30PM25h15
Union Station, Chicago, IL
11:45PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

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Fastest Journey

19 h 19 m

Average

21 h 45 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

1069 km

It's difficult to get from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Amtrak
06:40PM19h19
Union Station, Chicago, IL
02:59PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$2691One-way
1 transfer
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
06:40PM20h16
Union Station, Chicago, IL
03:56PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$3441One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM20h53
Union Station, Chicago, IL
04:33PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$4271One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM21h19
Union Station, Chicago, IL
04:59PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$3211One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
06:40PM21h50
Union Station, Chicago, IL
05:30PM30th Street Station, Philadelphia, PA
$4701One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

distanceDistance663 miles (1069 km)
durationAverage train duration19 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$231 (€200)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA cover the 663 miles (1069 km) long trip taking on average 19 h 19 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 trip costs around $231 (€200), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $135 (€116).

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA trains

You can travel by train between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA with Amtrak for as low as $135 (€116). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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, IL to Philadelphia, PA.

Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 19 h 19 min
  • Cheapest Price: $135
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA

FAQs: Travel by train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA 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 Philadelphia, PA.
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Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA can start from as little as $135 (€116) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is $231 (€200); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA is on average 19 h 19 min   for the 663 mile (1069 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA leaves at 10: 55 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA leaves at 11: 40 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA without having to change trains with Amtrak. There is 1 direct train from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 40 PM.
The cheapest month to travel from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Philadelphia, PA from Chicago, IL including taking a train, bus or flight.

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