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Overview: Train from Los Angeles to Chicago

distanceDistance1737 miles (2801 km)
durationAverage train duration42 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$204 (€171)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Los Angeles to Chicago cover the 1737 miles (2801 km) long journey taking on average 42 h 55 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $204 (€171), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $204 (€171).

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Los Angeles and Chicago cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Los Angeles and Chicago for as low as $204 (€171)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Los Angeles and Chicago?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $204 (€171)  for a train ticket to Chicago from Los Angeles.
How far is Los Angeles to Chicago by train?
The Los Angeles to Chicago train distance is approximately 1737 miles (2801 km).
How long is a train to Chicago from Los Angeles on average?
The Los Angeles to Chicago train duration is on average 42 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 1737 miles (2801 km) from Los Angeles to Chicago. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
How many trains are there from Los Angeles to Chicago a day?
The average number of trains departing Los Angeles for Chicago is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Los Angeles to Chicago? When does the last train depart from Los Angeles to Chicago?
The first Los Angeles to Chicago train departs at 6: 00 AM   and the last train from Los Angeles to Chicago leaves at 6: 00 AM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Los Angeles to Chicago on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Los Angeles to Chicago to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Los Angeles to Chicago is on average $204 (€171) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Chicago from Los Angeles available a few months in advance.