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Cheap train tickets from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

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

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Amtrak
08:54AM3h51
East Lansing Station, East Lansing, MI
11:45AMUnion Station, Chicago, IL
$431One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL

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Amtrak
08:54AM3h51
East Lansing Station, East Lansing, MI
11:45AMUnion Station, Chicago, IL
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

3 h 51 m

Average

3 h 51 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

278 km

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

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Amtrak
08:54AM3h51
East Lansing Station, East Lansing, MI
11:45AMUnion Station, Chicago, IL
$431One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€63)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL cover the 172 miles (278 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $73 (€63), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€29).

Train providers: Amtrak from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL trains

Travel between East Lansing, MI and Chicago, IL from $34 (€29) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Amtrak is a passenger train service based in the United States. It operates more than 300 trains daily including trains from East Lansing, MI to 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.

Amtrak from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: $34

FAQs: Trains from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL

FAQs: Travel by train from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL 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 East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL.
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Cheap train tickets from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL can start from as little as $34 (€29) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL is $73 (€63); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL train time is 3 h 51 min   covering the 172 mile (278 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL leaves at 12: 54 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL leaves at 1: 54 PM.
For the best East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between East Lansing, MI and Chicago, IL to compare what amenities they may offer.
A trip to Chicago, IL from East Lansing, MI is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from East Lansing, MI to Chicago, IL by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Chicago, IL from East Lansing, MI 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

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