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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

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

Amtrak
12:55AM42h55
Los Angeles, CA
07:50PMChicago, IL
$2251One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
03:00AM63h42
Los Angeles, CA
06:42PMChicago, IL
$2911One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

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Amtrak
03:00AM63h42
Los Angeles, CA
06:42PMChicago, IL
0 transfers
Amtrak
12:55AM42h55
Los Angeles, CA
07:50PMChicago, IL
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

1d 18 h 55 m

Average

2d 5 h 18 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

2802 km

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

Amtrak
12:55AM42h55
Los Angeles, CA
07:50PMChicago, IL
$2251One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
03:00AM63h42
Los Angeles, CA
06:42PMChicago, IL
$2911One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

distanceDistance1737 miles (2801 km)
durationAverage train duration42 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$280 (€241)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL cover the 1737 miles (2801 km) long route taking on average 42 h 55 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $163 (€140), but the average price of train tickets is $280 (€241).

Train providers: Amtrak from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL trains

Find the best trains from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $163 (€140). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 Chicago, IL from Los Angeles, CA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 42 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: $163
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL

FAQs: Travel by train from Los Angeles, CA 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 Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL.
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Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL can start from as little as $163 (€140) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL is $280 (€241); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Chicago, IL from Los Angeles, CA is on average 42 h 55 min   for the 1737 mile (2801 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The train from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL with Amtrak. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL to compare what amenities they may offer.
The cheapest month for a train from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL including taking a train, bus or flight.

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