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CHI — BOS
Jun 23 — Jun 301
1 adult
Sun 6/23

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Amtrak
With transfers
22h 02m
Amtrak
Amtrak
With transfers
22h 02m
Amtrak
Amtrak
With transfers
21h 54m
Amtrak
Amtrak
With transfers
21h 54m
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With transfers
21h 54m
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With transfers
22h 02m
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Chicago to Boston train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Chicago to Boston

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$289

ONE-WAY FROM

$131

AVG TRAVEL TIME

21h 56m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Chicago to Boston found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $289
The best one-way train deal from Chicago to Boston found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $131
Average time it takes to travel by train from Chicago to Boston
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Chicago Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Chicago
Chicago UnionChicago, 41.87864, -87.64025

Boston Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Boston
Boston Quincy Center StationBoston, 42.25201, -71.00597
Boston DoverBoston, 43.197968, -70.878365
Boston FraminghamBoston, 42.276688, -71.417465
Boston Westwood Route 128 and University ParkBoston, 42.210278, -71.14722
Boston North StationBoston, 42.366234, -71.06112
Boston Back BayBoston, 42.34722, -71.075554

Book round-trip train tickets from Chicago to Boston

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Chicago to Boston that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Jul 22
9:30 pmChicago Union
22h 02m
8:32 pmBoston South Station
Jul 27
12:50 pmBoston South Station
22h 22m
10:12 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 4
9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 7
12:57 pmBoston Back Bay
22h 15m
10:12 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 8
9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 10
12:57 pmBoston Back Bay
22h 15m
10:12 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 10
9:30 pmChicago Union
22h 02m
8:32 pmBoston South Station
Jul 17
12:50 pmBoston South Station
22h 22m
10:12 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 8
9:30 pmChicago Union
22h 02m
8:32 pmBoston South Station
Jul 10
12:50 pmBoston South Station
22h 22m
10:12 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 10
9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 13
12:57 pmBoston Back Bay
22h 15m
10:12 amChicago Union

Book one-way train tickets from Chicago to Boston

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Chicago to Boston we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Jul 10
9:30 pmChicago Union
22h 02m
8:32 pmBoston South Station
Amtrak
Jul 10
9:30 pmChicago Union
22h 02m
8:32 pmBoston South Station
Amtrak
Jul 10
9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Amtrak
Jul 14
9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Amtrak
Jul 22
9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Amtrak
Jul 19
9:30 pmChicago Union
22h 02m
8:32 pmBoston South Station

FAQs for booking trains from Chicago to Boston

What luggage is allowed on Chicago to Boston trains?

All passengers on trains from Chicago to Boston are allowed to bring onboard one carry-on bag and one suitcase each for free. All of these should be easily manageable by the passenger, and no single piece should exceed 50 lbs in weight. Additionally, the dimensions of these bags should not exceed 28 inches by 22 inches by 14 inches. However, for parents traveling with small children or infants, essential luggage such as baby bags and strollers are permitted onboard without any additional fees.

Are pets allowed on the train from Chicago to Boston?

Pet enthusiasts will be pleased to learn that pets are allowed onboard when traveling on trains to Boston from Chicago. In fact, you are allowed to bring a maximum of two pets. However, you are required to make reservations for your pets prior to the journey, for several reasons. First of all, a certain number of pets are allowed onboard each train. Additionally, these pets are not allowed in the passenger seats. Therefore, you should always have them sit beside you at your feet or in a carrier. You are only allowed to travel with your pet on Chicago to Boston trains if they do not cause any feelings of discomfort or nuisance to other people. Lastly, you need to note that there is a specific weight requirement that your pet and its carrier should not exceed when traveling. The combined weight for most train lines is a maximum of 20 lbs.

What train stations are used when traveling from Chicago to Boston?

When traveling on trains from Chicago to Boston, you board the train at Chicago Union Station and arrive at Boston’s South Station. The good thing about these stations is that they are both located within the city center, which makes accessing them quite easy. If you are traveling with a lot of luggage, you can take a taxi to get to and from these stations. For example, in Chicago, taxi services such as Chicago B & B taxi and Shoreline Water taxi offer their services around the clock. Boston also has companies such as Cabbies Cab that can easily transfer you to your desired destination within the city.

Do Amtrak trains from Chicago to Boston have Wi-Fi?

Most, if not all, trains to Boston from Chicago have Wi-Fi connectivity. To pass the time onboard the train, you can catch up with family and friends over social media, jump into your daily tasks, get some work done, or catch up on email while enjoying the comfort of the leather seats. The Wi-Fi is strong enough to stream music and TV shows while traveling. However, to be on the safe side, it is always advisable to have these shows and music downloaded before the journey, just in case the connection is slow or unavailable.

Are overnight / sleeper trains available from Chicago to Boston?

First of all, you should keep in mind that most of these train schedules are not fixed. They will change as time goes by and the number of passengers increases. However, on a normal day, you’ll find three trains from Chicago to Boston. Since the journey is quite long, you can find one overnight train among the three departures. Out of the three, one of them might be a direct train. Since there are several train lines that travel this route, it would be best to compare prices and book your train through momondo. As you book, pay attention to the schedule and be flexible with the travel dates from Chicago to Boston; it could end up saving you quite a bit of money.

How much does a train ticket from Chicago to Boston Logan Intl cost?

Using momondo to find train tickets from Chicago to Boston Logan Intl, our users have found prices starting from $131 one-way for this week.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Boston Logan Intl?

Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 21h 54m train from Chicago to Boston Logan Intl. For this route, you may experience slight differences in travel time depending on the train you book. Look for nonstop options when searching if possible. Look into Amtrak, they have one of the quickest options available.

Which train companies operate between Chicago to Boston Logan Intl?

Amtrak are viable options. Check times and availability for Amtrak, as it was recently the cheapest train available traveling from Chicago to Boston Logan Intl from $289 round-trip.

How far is Chicago to Boston Logan Intl by train?

Chicago and Boston Logan Intl are 847.9 mi apart from one another, but the actual distance by train depends on the route taken. The train usually takes 21h 54m in normal conditions.


Amtrak trains from Chicago to Boston

Our best Amtrak deals on Chicago to Boston train tickets
Amtrak
Jul 22
ZUN9:30 pmChicago Union
22h 02m
ZTO8:32 pmBoston South Station
Jul 27
ZTO12:50 pmBoston South Station
22h 22m
ZUN10:12 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 4
ZUN9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
ZTY8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 7
ZTY12:57 pmBoston Back Bay
22h 15m
ZUN10:12 amChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 7
ZUN9:30 pmChicago Union
21h 54m
ZTY8:24 pmBoston Back Bay
Jul 11
ZTY12:57 pmBoston Back Bay
22h 15m
ZUN10:12 amChicago Union

Popular train routes to Boston

Most frequently searched train routes to Boston, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to Boston from New York
Fastest travel time3h 33m
Cheapest price$42
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Cheapest price$74
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Cheapest price$68
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Cheapest price$72
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Cheapest price$117
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Cheapest price$80
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Cheapest price$91
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Fastest travel time5h 32m
Cheapest price$70
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Fastest travel time2h 32m
Cheapest price$50
Trains to Boston from Providence
Fastest travel time0h 36m
Cheapest price$10
Trains to Boston from New Haven
Fastest travel time2h 10m
Cheapest price$30
Trains to Boston from Buffalo
Fastest travel time10h 58m
Cheapest price$165

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Fastest travel time1h 13m
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