San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago train

Cheap train tickets from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago

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04:22PMSan Luis Obispo69h22 01:44PMChicago Union Station
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Train schedule from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago

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04:22PMSan Luis Obispo69h22 01:44PMChicago Union Station
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Fastest train times from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

2d 21 h 22 m

Average

2d 21 h 22 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

2942 km

It's difficult to get from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago without transferring at least once.

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04:22PMSan Luis Obispo69h22 01:44PMChicago Union Station
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Overview: Train from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago

distanceDistance1823 miles (2941 km)
durationAverage train duration68 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$194 (€190)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago cover the 1823 miles (2941 km) long route taking on average 68 h 7 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 route costs around $194 (€190), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $194 (€190).

Train companies: Amtrak from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago trains

Amtrak trains will get you between San Luis Obispo, CA and Chicago from $194 (€190). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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

Train information from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 70 h 47 min
  • Average Price: $194
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago

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Train tickets to Chicago from San Luis Obispo, CA for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $194 (€190)  one way in the next 7 days.
The San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago train ticket price is on average $194 (€190)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The train distance from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago is around 1823 miles (2941 km).
While the time it takes to travel 1823 miles (2941 km) between San Luis Obispo, CA and Chicago can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago train journey time is on average 68 h 7 min.
For the best San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Chicago from San Luis Obispo, CA to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing San Luis Obispo, CA for Chicago is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago train departs at 10: 37 PM   and the last train from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago leaves at 10: 37 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy the San Luis Obispo, CA to Chicago train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $194 (€190). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Chicago from San Luis Obispo, CA. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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