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Overview: Train from Chicago to Washington, DC

distanceDistance593 miles (956 km)
durationAverage train duration23 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Chicago to Washington, DC cover the 593 miles (956 km) long route taking on average 23 h 34 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $94 (€79), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $94 (€79).

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What is the price of the cheapest train from Chicago to Washington, DC?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Washington, DC from Chicago for as low as $94 (€79)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Washington, DC from Chicago?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Chicago to Washington, DC train price to come in at an average of $94 (€79)  one way.
How far is it from Chicago to Washington, DC by train?
The distance to Washington, DC from Chicago by train is approximately 593 miles (956 km).
How long is a train from Chicago to Washington, DC on average?
While the time it takes to travel 593 miles (956 km) from Chicago to Washington, DC can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Chicago to Washington, DC train journey time is on average 19 h 30 min.
How many trains are there between Chicago and Washington, DC a day?
The average number of trains departing Chicago for Washington, DC is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Chicago to Washington, DC? When is the last train from Chicago to Washington, DC?
The earliest train departing from Chicago to Washington, DC leaves at 11: 45 PM. The last train departing from Chicago to Washington, DC leaves at 11: 45 PM. You can find the latest Chicago to Washington, DC train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets between Chicago and Washington, DC to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets to Washington, DC from Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $94 (€79) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Chicago to Washington, DC a few months in advance.