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Train Information between New York City and Chicago

distanceDistance710 miles (1145 km)
durationAverage train duration19 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$189 (€150)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from New York City to Chicago cover the 710 miles (1145 km) long trip taking on average 19 h 10 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $162 (€129)], but the average price of train tickets is $189 (€150).

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Train between New York City and Chicago with Amtrak

For as little as $162 (€129) you can travel by train between New York City and Chicago with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from New York City to Chicago.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between New York City and Chicago, check Omio for Amtrak trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 710 miles (1145 km) route from New York City to Chicago, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Amtrak trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Amtrak train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from New York City to Chicago as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Amtrak train on Omio. If you search for trains between New York City and Chicago in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Amtrak tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Amtrak trains between New York City and Chicago starting at $162 (€129), buy your official Amtrak tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

These are Amtrak's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between New York City and Chicago:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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Trains from New York City to Chicago
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 New York City to Chicago.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from New York City to Chicago cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from New York City to Chicago to cost as little as $162 (€129)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Chicago from New York City?
The New York City to Chicago train ticket price is on average $189 (€150)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Chicago from New York City by train?
The train distance from New York City to Chicago is around 710 miles (1145 km).
How long is a train from New York City to Chicago on average?
While the time it takes to travel 710 miles (1145 km) to Chicago from New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the New York City to Chicago train journey time is on average 19 h 10 min.
Which train companies should I travel with from New York City to Chicago?
For the best New York City to Chicago train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Chicago from New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.
When can I take the first train from New York City to Chicago? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from New York City to Chicago at 2: 52 PM   or take the last train from New York City to Chicago leaving at 7: 40 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Chicago train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I book New York City to Chicago train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Chicago from New York City to cost on average $189 (€150) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the New York City to Chicago train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.