Chicago to Rochester train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Rochester

Showing times and prices for Jul 07





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.

09:30PMChicago Union Station12h30 10:00AMRochester
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Train schedule from Chicago to Rochester

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09:30PMChicago Union Station12h30 10:00AMRochester
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Fastest train times from Chicago to Rochester

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Fastest Journey

12 h 30 m


12 h 30 m

Trains per day



835 km

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

09:30PMChicago Union Station12h30 10:00AMRochester
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Overview: Train from Chicago to Rochester

distanceDistance517 miles (834 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$79 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Rochester cover the 517 miles (834 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 30 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 journey costs around $79 (€73), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $64 (€59).

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago to Rochester trains

Travel to Rochester from Chicago from $64 (€59) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.


Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Rochester from Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Chicago to Rochester with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 30 min
  • Average Price: $64
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Rochester

Travel by train to Rochester 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 Rochester.
Train tickets between Chicago and Rochester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $64 (€59)  one way in the next 7 days.
The train price between Chicago and Rochester is on average $79 (€73)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The Chicago to Rochester train distance is approximately 517 miles (834 km).
The train time to Rochester from Chicago is on average 11 h 30 min  for the 517 miles (834 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Chicago and Rochester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
If you're looking for trains from Chicago to Rochester, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Rochester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Chicago to Rochester trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Chicago to Rochester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Chicago at 9: 30 PM. The last train leaves from Chicago at 9: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Chicago to Rochester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Chicago and Rochester to cost on average $79 (€73) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Chicago to Rochester train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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