Los Angeles to Chicago train

Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Oct 04

Cheapest

154

Average

154

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.

Amtrak
12:55AMLos Angeles42h55 07:50PMChicago
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1541One-way

Train schedule from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Fastest train times from Los Angeles to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

1d 18 h 55 m

Average

1d 18 h 55 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

2802 km

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

Amtrak
12:55AMLos Angeles42h55 07:50PMChicago
0 transfers
1541One-way

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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$161 (€155)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Los Angeles to Chicago cover the 1737 miles (2801 km) long trip 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. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $161 (€155), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $149 (€143).

Train providers: Amtrak from Los Angeles to Chicago trains

Travel between Los Angeles and Chicago from $149 (€143) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

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 from Los Angeles to Chicago.

Amtrak from Los Angeles to Chicago train information:

  • Average Duration: 63 h 44 min
  • Average Price: $149
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Los Angeles to Chicago

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Chicago 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 to Chicago.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Los Angeles to Chicago trains for as little as $149 (€143)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $161 (€155)  for a train ticket from Los Angeles to Chicago.
You should expect to travel around 1737 miles (2801 km)  between Los Angeles and Chicago by train.
The train time between Los Angeles and Chicago is on average 42 h 55 min  for the 1737 miles (2801 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Chicago from Los Angeles by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the trip from Los Angeles to Chicago you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Chicago from Los Angeles on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Los Angeles to Chicago. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Amtrak. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Los Angeles to Chicago. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Los Angeles to Chicago at 5: 00 AM. The last train from Los Angeles to Chicago that you can take departs at 8: 00 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Los Angeles to Chicago schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Los Angeles to Chicago is on average $161 (€155) 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 companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Los Angeles to Chicago available a few months in advance.

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