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Train tickets from Chicago to Los Angeles

Round-trip
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Chicago (CHI)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Fri 7/30
Sat 8/7
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
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Train information from Chicago to Los Angeles

Find information about train ticket prices, journey time, and companies that offer transportation from Chicago to Los Angeles
ROUND-TRIP FROM$292The best round-trip train deal from Chicago to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $292
ONE-WAY FROM$146The best one-way train deal from Chicago to Los Angeles found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $146
AVG TRAVEL TIME50h 12mAverage time it takes to travel by train from Chicago to Los Angeles
TRAIN COMPANIESAmtrakThere is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Book return-trip train tickets from Chicago to Los Angeles

Ride from Chicago to Los Angeles by train with our quickest and cheapest round-trip tickets available. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above. All prices were found in the last 72 hours.
Cheapest
Quickest
Amtrak
Aug 15
9:45 am
Chicago Union
65h 50m
3:35 am
Los Angeles Union
Aug 18
6:00 pm
Los Angeles Union
61h 52m
1 stop
7:52 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 15
9:45 am
Chicago Union
65h 50m
3:35 am
Los Angeles Union
Aug 22
6:00 pm
Los Angeles Union
61h 52m
1 stop
7:52 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 15
9:45 am
Chicago Union
65h 50m
3:35 am
Los Angeles Union
Aug 22
6:00 pm
Los Angeles Union
61h 52m
7:52 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 24
9:45 am
Chicago Union
65h 50m
3:35 am
Los Angeles Union
Oct 3
2:00 pm
Los Angeles Union
42h 50m
8:50 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 22
9:45 am
Chicago Union
65h 50m
3:35 am
Los Angeles Union
Aug 29
6:00 pm
Los Angeles Union
61h 52m
1 stop
7:52 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Sep 16
10:50 am
Chicago Union
43h 10m
6:00 am
Los Angeles Union
Sep 19
6:00 pm
Los Angeles Union
61h 52m
7:52 am
Chicago Union
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Book one-way train tickets from Chicago to Los Angeles

If you’d prefer to ride from Chicago to Los Angeles by train one-way, below are our fastest and cheapest options found in the last 72 hours. Select your deal below or use the search form above to find available train tickets by date.
Cheapest
Quickest
Amtrak
Sep 30
10:50 am
Chicago Union
43h 10m
6:00 am
Los Angeles Union
Amtrak
Aug 22
9:45 am
Chicago Union
65h 50m
3:35 am
Los Angeles Union
Amtrak
Oct 6
10:50 am
Chicago Union
43h 10m
6:00 am
Los Angeles Union
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FAQs for booking trains from Chicago to Los Angeles

How much does a train ticket from Chicago to Los Angeles cost?

A ticket from Chicago to Los Angeles for this week starts from $146 one-way.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Los Angeles?

The fastest journey time from Chicago to Los Angeles is 45h 10m. Travel time typically varies by up to 5h 02m, depending on your train details. Look into Amtrak, they have one of the quickest options available.

Which train companies operate between Chicago to Los Angeles?

Ride to your destination comfortably on Amtrak. Consider Amtrak as it’s been found as the cheapest option to get from Chicago to Los Angeles starting at $292.

How far is Chicago to Los Angeles by train?

The distance between Chicago and Los Angeles is about 1744.8 mi in a straight line. The train route will be significantly longer to account for any stops and obstacles. The train takes 45h 10m, typically.


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