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CHI — SAT
Jun 22 — Jun 291
1 adult
Sat 6/22

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With transfers
32h 24m
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With transfers
32h 54m
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With transfers
32h 24m
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With transfers
32h 24m
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32h 24m
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32h 54m
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Chicago to San Antonio train information

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

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$466

ONE-WAY FROM

$156

AVG TRAVEL TIME

32h 01m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Chicago to San Antonio found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $466
The best one-way train deal from Chicago to San Antonio found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $156
Average time it takes to travel by train from Chicago to San Antonio
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

San Antonio Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in San Antonio
San AntonioSan Antonio, 29.41935, -98.47814

Book round-trip train tickets from Chicago to San Antonio

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Chicago to San Antonio 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 9
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 54m
10:46 pmSan Antonio
Jul 15
6:48 amSan Antonio
30h 56m
1:44 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 27
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 54m
10:46 pmSan Antonio
Jul 1
6:48 amSan Antonio
32h 26m
3:14 pmChicago Union

Book one-way train tickets from Chicago to San Antonio

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Chicago to San Antonio 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 22
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 24m
10:16 pmSan Antonio
Amtrak
Jul 4
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 54m
10:46 pmSan Antonio
Amtrak
Jul 22
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 24m
10:16 pmSan Antonio
Amtrak
Jul 12
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 24m
10:16 pmSan Antonio
Amtrak
Jul 10
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 24m
10:16 pmSan Antonio
Amtrak
Jul 6
1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 54m
10:46 pmSan Antonio

Choose the best way to get from Chicago to San Antonio

Buses

22h 43m
$240 one-way$460 round-trip
Nonstop · from $460

Distance to downtown

FT35.9 mi
142lb CO2

86% less than flights

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Chicago to San Antonio Buses

Trains

32h 24m
$156 one-way$345 round-trip
Nonstop · from $345

Distance to downtown

UT61.0 mi
226lb CO2

78% less than flights

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Chicago to San Antonio Trains

Flights

2h 40m
$75 one-way$115 round-trip
1 stop · from $111

Distance to downtown

SAT7.6 mi

FAQs for booking trains from Chicago to San Antonio

How much does a train ticket from Chicago to San Antonio cost?

If you need a train from Chicago to San Antonio for this week you can find options from $156 one-way.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to San Antonio?

Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 32h 00m train from Chicago to San Antonio. Your arrival can differ by about 0h 01m. This largely depends on whether your train ride includes stops or a direct route from Chicago to San Antonio. Take the Amtrak train from Chicago and you’ll arrive in your destination quickly.

Which train companies operate between Chicago to San Antonio?

Amtrak will take you from Chicago to San Antonio. Amtrak has been recently found as the cheapest option from $466 round-trip.

How far is Chicago to San Antonio by train?

Chicago and San Antonio are 1052.0 mi apart from one another, but the actual distance by train depends on the route taken. The train takes 32h 00m, typically.

What is the carbon footprint of a train from Chicago to San Antonio?

Carbon emissions when taking the train out of Chicago to San Antonio are around 225lb. A flight for this same journey would have a footprint of about 1,010lb. A bus for this journey would also have lower emissions than flying, with a carbon footprint of around 142lb.

Is a train the fastest way to get from Chicago to San Antonio?

Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from Chicago to San Antonio to be the fastest option to their destination at just 2h 40m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from Chicago to San Antonio or a bus from Chicago to San Antonio.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Chicago to San Antonio?

The cheapest way is to get a flight from Chicago to San Antonio, which can be as cheap as $115. A train from Chicago to San Antonio is more expensive than a flight, with prices starting at $466. A bus from Chicago to San Antonio is also an option, with an average price of $460.


Amtrak trains from Chicago to San Antonio

Our best Amtrak deals on Chicago to San Antonio train tickets
Amtrak
Jul 9
ZUN1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 54m
UT610:46 pmSan Antonio
Jul 15
UT66:48 amSan Antonio
30h 56m
ZUN1:44 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 27
ZUN1:52 pmChicago Union
32h 54m
UT610:46 pmSan Antonio
Jul 1
UT66:48 amSan Antonio
32h 26m
ZUN3:14 pmChicago Union

Popular train routes to San Antonio

Most frequently searched train routes to San Antonio, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to San Antonio from El Paso
Fastest travel time12h 15m
Cheapest price$145
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Fastest travel time26h 00m
Cheapest price$214

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Fastest travel time1h 13m
Cheapest price$39

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