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Chicago, IL to New York, NY by train

The journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY by train is 1,147.12 km and takes 22 hrs 19 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:40 pm and the last at 6:40 pm. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to New York, NY by train for as little as $295.99 or as much as $446.08. The best price for this journey is $295.99.

Lowest Price$295.99
Journey Duration22 hrs 19 mins
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$295.99
Highest Price$446.08
First Departure6:40 pm
Last Departure6:40 pm
Distance1,147.12 km
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalNew York, NY
CarriersAmtrak

Chicago, IL to New York, NY Train Times

Departure date
Monday, 22 Jul 2024

Traveling from Chicago, IL to New York, NY with Virail

What's the best way to get from Chicago, IL to New York, NY? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Chicago, IL to New York, NY, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Chicago, IL to New York, NY cost?

On average, a train ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY will cost you $358.13. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $295.99. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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The prices for train tickets from Chicago, IL to New York, NY vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $358.13. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Chicago, IL to New York, NY by train?

The average journey time is 22 hrs 19 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 1,147.12 km from Chicago, IL to New York, NY. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY to take longer than 22 hrs 19 mins. In order to get from Chicago, IL to New York, NY faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Chicago, IL and New York, NY will complete the journey in 21 hrs 17 mins. On average, it will take you about 22 hrs 19 mins to travel the 1,147.12 km between Chicago, IL and New York, NY.

When do the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to New York, NY leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Chicago, IL at 6:40 pm, and the last departure will leave at 6:40 pm. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chicago, IL to New York, NY can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Chicago, IL at 6:40 pm, and the last departure will leave at 6:40 pm. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chicago, IL to New York, NY can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

What are the stations on the Chicago, IL to New York, NY route?

You will be able to leave Chicago, IL by using stations such as O Hare International Airport, ORD,Chicago Union Station,Chicago Midway International Airport,Chicago Rockford International Airport. These connect you to stations including LaGuardia Airport (LGA),New York Port Authority,John F. Kennedy International Airport, JFK,New York Penn Station,Newark Liberty Airport Station in New York, NY. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Chicago, IL or in New York, NY, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?

You will be able to travel from Chicago, IL to New York, NY using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 3 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Chicago, IL to New York, NY using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Chicago, IL to New York, NY each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 3 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to New York, NY. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to New York, NY.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to New York, NY, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to New York, NY.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to New York, NY by train

When travelling to New York, NY by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Chicago, IL to New York, NY CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
80.3kg
Bus
86.03kg
Flight
229.42kg
Car
183.54kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Chicago, IL to New York, NY by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Chicago, IL and New York, NY are 80.3kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Chicago, IL and New York, NY? By taking the train between Chicago, IL and New York, NY you will save 149.12kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 5.73kg compared to a bus and 103.24kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
A train ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY is $358.13. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $295.99.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to New York, NY is $295.99. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and New York, NY by train?
Chicago, IL to New York, NY is 1,147.12 km.
How long does the train between Chicago, IL and New York, NY take?
Chicago, IL to New York, NY is on average 22 hrs 19 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 21 hrs 17 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
Chicago, IL to New York, NY has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Chicago, IL to New York, NY leave?
The earliest train from Chicago, IL to New York, NY departs at 6:40 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Chicago, IL to New York, NY depart?
The latest train from Chicago, IL to New York, NY departs at 6:40 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to New York, NY in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $295.99 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to New York, NY by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Chicago, IL and New York, NY is 21 hrs 17 mins.
Is there a direct train from Chicago, IL to New York, NY?
Yes, there is a direct train between Chicago, IL and New York, NY.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to New York, NY by train?
The train journey from Chicago, IL to New York, NY creates 80.3kg of CO2 emissions.