Riverside to Chicago train

Cheap train tickets from Riverside to Chicago

Showing times and prices for Aug 15





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.

07:13PMRiverside43h37 02:50PMChicago Union Station
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Train schedule from Riverside to Chicago

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Fastest train times from Riverside to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

1d 19 h 37 m


1d 19 h 37 m

Trains per day



2737 km

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

07:13PMRiverside43h37 02:50PMChicago Union Station
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Overview: Train from Riverside to Chicago

distanceDistance1697 miles (2737 km)
durationAverage train duration41 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$220 (€202)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Riverside to Chicago cover the 1697 miles (2737 km) long journey taking on average 41 h 37 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 $156 (€144), but the average price of train tickets is $220 (€202).

Train companies: Amtrak from Riverside to Chicago trains

For as little as $156 (€144) you can travel by train to Chicago from Riverside with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.


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 from Riverside to Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Riverside to Chicago train information:

  • Average Duration: 43 h 37 min
  • Average Price: $156
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Riverside 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 Riverside to Chicago.
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Riverside and Chicago for the next 7 days starting from $156 (€144)  one way.
The train price between Riverside and Chicago is on average $220 (€202)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The distance from Riverside to Chicago by train is approximately 1697 miles (2737 km).
The Riverside to Chicago train duration is on average 41 h 37 min, which is to be expected when traveling 1697 miles (2737 km) from Riverside to Chicago. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Take the Riverside to Chicago train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Riverside to Chicago as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Riverside to Chicago. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Riverside to Chicago train departs at 3: 10 PM   and the last train from Riverside to Chicago leaves at 7: 13 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Riverside to Chicago on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets to Chicago from Riverside within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $220 (€202) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Riverside to Chicago a few months in advance.

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