San Jose, CA to Chicago train

Cheap train tickets from San Jose, CA to Chicago

Showing times and prices for May 29

Cheapest

190

Average

223

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
05:26PMSan Jose, CA73h18 06:44PMChicago
0 transfers
1901One-way
Amtrak
01:10PMSan Jose, CA79h11 08:21PMChicago
0 transfers
1901One-way
Amtrak
03:04AMSan Jose, CA65h51 08:55PMChicago
0 transfers
2881One-way

Train schedule from San Jose, CA to Chicago

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 29
Amtrak
03:04AMSan Jose, CA65h51 08:55PMChicago
0 transfers
Amtrak
01:10PMSan Jose, CA79h11 08:21PMChicago
0 transfers
Amtrak
05:26PMSan Jose, CA73h18 06:44PMChicago
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from San Jose, CA to Chicago

Showing times and prices for May 29

Fastest Journey

2d 17 h 51 m

Average

3d 46 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

2957 km

Of the 3 trains that leave San Jose, CA for Chicago every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
03:04AMSan Jose, CA65h51 08:55PMChicago
0 transfers
2881One-way
Amtrak
05:26PMSan Jose, CA73h18 06:44PMChicago
0 transfers
1901One-way
Amtrak
01:10PMSan Jose, CA79h11 08:21PMChicago
0 transfers
1901One-way

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Overview: Train from San Jose, CA to Chicago

distanceDistance1833 miles (2956 km)
durationAverage train duration54 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$266 (€234)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from San Jose, CA to Chicago cover the 1833 miles (2956 km) long journey taking on average 54 h 40 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $266 (€234), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $266 (€234).

Train companies: Amtrak from San Jose, CA to Chicago trains

Amtrak trains will get you from San Jose, CA to Chicago from $266 (€234). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

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 between San Jose, CA and Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $266

Travel Tips: Trains from San Jose, CA 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 San Jose, CA to Chicago.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Chicago from San Jose, CA for as low as $266 (€234)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from San Jose, CA to Chicago is on average $266 (€234)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The distance between San Jose, CA and Chicago by train is approximately 1833 miles (2956 km).
On average the San Jose, CA to Chicago train time is 54 h 40 min  covering the 1833 miles (2956 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the best San Jose, CA to Chicago train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between San Jose, CA and Chicago to compare what amenities they may offer.
You can take the first train from San Jose, CA to Chicago at 1: 10 PM. The last train from San Jose, CA to Chicago that you can take departs at 5: 26 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from San Jose, CA to Chicago schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Chicago from San Jose, CA within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $266 (€234) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from San Jose, CA to Chicago a few months in advance.

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