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Train tickets from Chicago to Washington

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Chicago (CHI)
Washington (WAS)
Tue 7/27
Wed 8/4
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 Washington

Find information about train ticket prices, journey time, and companies that offer transportation from Chicago to Washington
ROUND-TRIP FROM$166The best round-trip train deal from Chicago to Washington found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $166
ONE-WAY FROM$83The best one-way train deal from Chicago to Washington found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $83
AVG TRAVEL TIME16h 25mAverage time it takes to travel by train from Chicago to Washington
TRAIN COMPANIESAmtrakThere is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Book return-trip train tickets from Chicago to Washington

Ride from Chicago to Washington 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
Sep 23
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Sep 26
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 19
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Aug 22
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Nov 4
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Nov 7
6:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
6:00 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Sep 16
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Sep 19
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Sep 23
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Sep 26
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Sep 23
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Sep 26
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
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Book one-way train tickets from Chicago to Washington

If you’d prefer to ride from Chicago to Washington 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
Aug 19
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Amtrak
Sep 4
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Amtrak
Nov 11
12:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
11:59 am
Alexandria
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FAQs for booking trains from Chicago to Washington

How much does a train ticket from Chicago to Washington cost?

See available tickets from Chicago to Washington for this week that start at $83 one-way.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Washington?

It takes 16h 25m to get from Chicago to Washington by train. Consider Amtrak for the quickest available option to your destination.

Which train companies operate between Chicago to Washington?

Amtrak will take you from Chicago to Washington. Amtrak has been recently found as the cheapest option from $166 round-trip.

Is a train the fastest way to get from Chicago to Washington?

Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from Chicago to Washington to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 47m. 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 Washington or a bus from Chicago to Washington.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Washington?

A flight from Chicago to Washington is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a train from Chicago to Washington starting at $166, or consider a bus from Chicago to Washington starting at $127. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.

How far is Chicago to Washington by train?

The distance between Chicago and Washington is about 593.1 mi in a straight line. The train route will be significantly longer to account for any stops and obstacles. Most trains from Chicago to Washington will get there in 16h 25m.


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