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Train Chicago to New York: Trip Overview

Train Chicago to New York: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$166
Average train trip duration22h 22m
Number of daily trains9
Earliest train departure5:55 PM
Distance710 miles (1145 km)
Latest train departure9:30 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Train Companies

Train Companies

US train company: Brightline

Chicago to New York Trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains9
Earliest and Latest Train Departures5:55PM - 9:30PM
Minimum Price$98
Average Ticket Price$166
Minimum Trip Duration19h35m
Average Train Trip Duration22h22m
Distance710 miles (1145 km)
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Chicago - New York

The average train ticket price from Chicago to New York is $166. The best way to find train tickets from Chicago to New York is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between Chicago and New York is around 22h 22m, although the fastest train will take about 19h 35m. This is the time it takes to travel the 712 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Chicago to New York can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 9. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from Chicago to New York by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from Chicago to New York, you can travel comfortably and safely with Amtrak.

Once in New York, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are Metropolitan Museum of Art, Empire State Building, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Bronx Zoo, Central Park.

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Chicago to New York was searched and found on Feb 29, 2024 with a price of $98

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Chicago to New York, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $98 to $538 for a train ticket from Chicago to New York based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $98 which is on 2024-02-29.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

Do you like to go fast? With high-speed trains going faster than 300 km/h on certain routes, the time will fly by. Taking a train between Chicago and New York is also a great way to travel to arrive in the city centre and save more time for your stay in New York.

Regional train? High-speed train? Whichever train to New York you take, you’ll help reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint of your trip. As you watch the landscapes unfold before your eyes, you can tell yourself that with this choice, you are making sure they remain protected.

By choosing the train between Chicago and New York, you emit up to 30 times less CO2 than for the same journey made by plane or car!

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your train trip from Chicago to New York while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

Railway companies played a major role as early as 1883 in the use of time zones as we know them today.

The longest train journey in the world is between Europe and Asia. This long journey starts from Porto in Portugal and crosses the whole European continent to reach Hanoi in Vietnam in 12 days while traveling more than 17,000 km.

You can find dogs as passengers on the trains of Moscow, where there is a large number of stray dogs. Over time, the dogs have learned the inner workings of the rail system and it is not uncommon to find one traveling between the city and the suburbs.

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Train from New York to Chicago

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