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Train Information to Chicago from Washington, DC

distanceDistance593 miles (956 km)
durationAverage train duration17 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$200 (€159)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companies

Trains from Washington, DC to Chicago cover the 593 miles (956 km) long journey taking on average 17 h 40 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $200 (€159)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $95 (€76).

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How much does a cheap train to Chicago from Washington, DC cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Washington, DC to Chicago for the next 7 days starting from $95 (€76)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train from Washington, DC to Chicago?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Washington, DC to Chicago train price to come in at an average of $200 (€159)  one way.
What is the distance from Washington, DC to Chicago by train?
The distance to Chicago from Washington, DC by train is approximately 593 miles (956 km).
How long is a train from Washington, DC to Chicago on average?
The train time to Chicago from Washington, DC is on average 17 h 40 min  for the 593 miles (956 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Washington, DC to Chicago by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Washington, DC to Chicago?
The earliest train for this route departs from Washington, DC at 2: 59 PM. The last train leaves from Washington, DC at 8: 05 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Washington, DC to Chicago and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Washington, DC to Chicago train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Washington, DC to Chicago within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $200 (€159) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Washington, DC and Chicago are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.