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Cheap train tickets from Columbia, MO to Chicago

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

$84

Average

$103

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.

The average ticket from Columbia, MO to Chicago will cost around $ 103 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 84.

Amtrak
05:25PMColumbia, MO11h40 05:05AMChicago
0 changes
$841One-way
Amtrak
04:25PMColumbia, MO11h40 04:05AMChicago
0 changes
$1221One-way

Train schedule from Columbia, MO to Chicago

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Amtrak
04:25PMColumbia, MO11h40 04:05AMChicago
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Amtrak
05:25PMColumbia, MO11h40 05:05AMChicago
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Thu
May 26
$84Amtrak
$51Greyhound
$281skywest airlines
Fri
May 27
$86Amtrak
$66Greyhound
$270skywest airlines
Sat
May 28
$97Amtrak
$69Greyhound
$108skywest airlines
Sun
May 29
$61Amtrak
$69Greyhound
$240skywest airlines
Mon
May 30
$68Amtrak
$49Greyhound
$281skywest airlines
Tue
May 31
$55Amtrak
$41Greyhound
$164skywest airlines
Wed
Jun 1
$61Amtrak
$55Greyhound
$139skywest airlines

Fastest train times from Columbia, MO to Chicago

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

11 h 40 m

Average

11 h 40 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

511 km

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

These direct trains cover the 511 km distance in an average of 11 h 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 11 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 11 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Amtrak
05:25PMColumbia, MO11h40 05:05AMChicago
0 changes
$841One-way
Amtrak
04:25PMColumbia, MO11h40 04:05AMChicago
0 changes
$1221One-way

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Overview: Train from Columbia, MO to Chicago

distanceDistance316 miles (510 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€64)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Columbia, MO to Chicago cover the 316 miles (510 km) long journey taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $72 (€64), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $54 (€48).

Train providers: Amtrak from Columbia, MO to Chicago trains

Find the best trains from Columbia, MO to Chicago with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $55 (€48). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Amtrak

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 between Columbia, MO and Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $55

These are Amtrak's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Columbia, MO and Chicago:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains from Columbia, MO to Chicago cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Columbia, MO to Chicago for as low as $54 (€48)  for the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket between Columbia, MO and Chicago?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Columbia, MO to Chicago train price to come in at an average of $72 (€64)  one way.

How many miles is it from Columbia, MO to Chicago by train?

The Columbia, MO to Chicago train distance is approximately 316 miles (510 km).

How long is a train between Columbia, MO and Chicago on average?

The train time from Columbia, MO to Chicago is on average 9 h  for the 316 miles (510 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Chicago from Columbia, MO by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train companies offer a service to Chicago from Columbia, MO?

For the trip from Columbia, MO to Chicago you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Columbia, MO and Chicago on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When does the first train depart from Columbia, MO to Chicago? When does the last train depart from Columbia, MO to Chicago?

You can take the earliest train from Columbia, MO to Chicago at 4: 25 PM   or take the last train from Columbia, MO to Chicago leaving at 5: 25 PM. Look for the latest Columbia, MO to Chicago train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How early should I book train tickets from Columbia, MO to Chicago to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Columbia, MO to Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $72 (€64) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Columbia, MO to Chicago a few months in advance.

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