Houston, TX to Chicago train

Cheap train tickets from Houston, TX to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Aug 15

Cheapest

178

Average

178

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.

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01:05PMHouston Station24h39 01:44PMUnion Station
1 transfer
1781One-way

Train schedule from Houston, TX to Chicago

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Fastest train times from Houston, TX to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

1d 39 m

Average

1d 39 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1512 km

It's difficult to get from Houston, TX to Chicago without transferring at least once.

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01:05PMHouston Station24h39 01:44PMUnion Station
1 transfer
1781One-way

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Overview: Train from Houston, TX to Chicago

distanceDistance937 miles (1511 km)
durationAverage train duration24 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$146 (€134)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Houston, TX to Chicago cover the 937 miles (1511 km) long trip taking on average 24 h 39 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $146 (€134), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $122 (€112).

Train providers: Amtrak from Houston, TX to Chicago trains

For as little as $122 (€112) you can travel by train from Houston, TX to Chicago with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Amtrak

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 between Houston, TX and Chicago.

  • Average Price: $122

Travel Tips: Trains from Houston, TX to Chicago

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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Houston, TX and Chicago for as low as $122 (€112)  for the next 7 days.
The Houston, TX to Chicago train ticket price is on average $146 (€134)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The Houston, TX to Chicago train distance is approximately 937 miles (1511 km).
The Houston, TX to Chicago train duration is on average 24 h 39 min, which is to be expected when traveling 937 miles (1511 km) between Houston, TX and Chicago. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
For the route from Houston, TX to Chicago you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Chicago from Houston, TX on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
You can take the first train from Houston, TX to Chicago at 6: 05 PM. The last train from Houston, TX to Chicago that you can take departs at 6: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Houston, TX to Chicago schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets from Houston, TX to Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $146 (€134) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Houston, TX to Chicago a few months in advance.

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