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STL — CHI
abr. 23 — abr. 301
1 adult
mar. 4/23

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Amtrak
With transfers
5h 05m
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Amtrak
With transfers
5h 05m
Amtrak
Amtrak
With transfers
5h 03m
Amtrak
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With transfers
4h 55m
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With transfers
4h 55m
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With transfers
4h 55m
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St. Louis to Chicago train information

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

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$50

ONE-WAY FROM

$25

AVG TRAVEL TIME

5h 01m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from St. Louis to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $50
The best one-way train deal from St. Louis to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $25
Average time it takes to travel by train from St. Louis to Chicago
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

St. Louis Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in St. Louis
St. Louis UnionSt. Louis, 38.624462, -90.203835
St. Louis Gateway StationSt. Louis, 38.624167, -90.203611

Chicago Train Station Directory

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

Book round-trip train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
May 14
6:35 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 05m
11:40 amChicago Union
May 15
7:10 pmChicago Union
4h 59m
12:09 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
Amtrak
May 14
2:55 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 05m
8:00 pmChicago Union
May 15
7:10 pmChicago Union
4h 59m
12:09 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
Amtrak
May 21
6:35 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 05m
11:40 amChicago Union
May 28
7:10 pmChicago Union
4h 59m
12:09 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
Amtrak
Apr 30
5:40 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 03m
10:43 pmChicago Union
May 1
5:20 pmChicago Union
5h 03m
10:23 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station
Amtrak
May 15
4:30 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
4h 55m
9:25 amChicago Union
May 15
5:20 pmChicago Union
5h 03m
10:23 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station
Amtrak
May 13
5:40 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 03m
10:43 pmChicago Union
May 16
7:15 amChicago Union
4h 46m
12:01 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station

Book one-way train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago 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
May 29
6:35 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 05m
11:40 amChicago Union
Amtrak
May 29
2:55 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 05m
8:00 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
May 8
5:40 pmSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 03m
10:43 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
May 16
4:30 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
4h 55m
9:25 amChicago Union
Amtrak
May 16
4:30 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
4h 55m
9:25 amChicago Union
Amtrak
May 30
4:30 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
4h 55m
9:25 amChicago Union

Choose the best way to get from St. Louis to Chicago

Buses

13h 30m
$123 one-way$65 round-trip
Nonstop · from $651 stop · from $123

Distance to downtown

ZUN0.7 mi
F990.8 mi

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St. Louis to Chicago Buses

Trains

4h 55m
$25 one-way$50 round-trip
Nonstop · from $50

Distance to downtown

ZUN0.7 mi

Flights

1h 16m
$46 one-way$91 round-trip
Nonstop · from $911 stop · from $73

Distance to downtown

ORD15.9 mi

FAQs for booking trains from St. Louis to Chicago

Do I need a passport to travel from St. Louis to Chicago by train?

Although a passport is not required for passengers on St. Louis to Chicago trains, you should keep it on you at all times as proof of identity. Also, unaccompanied youngsters aged 15 and below and passengers over 18 should produce appropriate documents such as school IDs, driver’s licenses, military photo identification, or government-issued IDs at St. Louis to Chicago stations. Double-check that you have your train ticket as ticket checks are performed randomly onboard. Tickets are obtained onboard the trains, at train stations, or online. Ticket holders traveling with their furry friends should arrive early at the station to complete pet documentation before your St. Louis to Chicago train departs. Ensure that you safeguard your documents at all times at the train station and on the train.

What luggage is allowed on St. Louis to Chicago trains?

Amtrak services St. Louis to Chicago, and they have a few baggage restrictions that passengers should know before boarding their trains. Two carry-on bags measuring 28×22×14 inches and two personal items measuring 14×11×7 inches and weighing no more than 50 lbs and 25 lbs, respectively, are allowed on trains to Chicago from St. Louis. The bags are stowed away in the overhead luggage cabins or beneath the seat in front of you. Diaper bags and strollers are not counted towards your carry-on limit if you're traveling with children below two years. Note that there is an extra luggage cost for any additional bags. Alcohol exceeding the alcohol policy, unauthorized guns, ammunition, and explosives are not allowed on trains to Chicago from St. Louis. Sports equipment is also allowed onboard, although you may incur an extra fee. Label your bags before they are stored in the storage compartments to avoid losing them.

Do trains from St. Louis to Chicago have Wi-Fi?

Trains from St. Louis to Chicago have Wi-Fi and charging stations for your electronic devices if you want to work or stay entertained your entire trip. There are also additional facilities aboard for an enjoyable trip on trains from St. Louis to Chicago. Trains are equipped with large and comfy reclining seats with plenty of legroom for you to relax and stretch out the entire trip. Large windows provide spectacular views from the seats as well. Seats have overhead reading lights, tray tables, and overhead luggage racks where you can store your bags to save room. Food cars on the train serve meals and beverages aboard. Furthermore, there are diaper changing stations as well as washrooms in every carriage. Business-class tickets have complimentary meals. St. Louis to Chicago passengers who would like more privacy can book sleeper cars available at a fee.

Are pets allowed on the train from St. Louis to Chicago?

There are some policies on bringing your furry pals on your St. Louis to Chicago ride. Dogs and cats weighing less than 20 lbs, including their carriers, are allowed on trips lasting up to seven hours. However, note that you will incur an extra fee, and pets are checked as carry-on luggage. It’s important to make a reservation in advance as just five pets are permitted aboard with a one-pet limit per St. Louis to Chicago train ticket holder. Pets are to remain in their carriers for the entire trip. Also, they are not allowed in any business class, food service, or first-class carriages. In addition, to be allowed on trains from St. Louis to Chicago, pets must be eight years old, healthy, and well-behaved.

Are overnight/sleeper trains available from St. Louis to Chicago?

Yes. Amtrak’s Texas Eagle offers multiple overnight/sleeper trains from St. Louis to Chicago. There are about two overnight trains to St. Louis from Chicago every day bound for Chicago Union Station. The first train departs St. Louis Station at 11:30 p.m. and takes about five and a half hours before arriving at St. Louis Station at around 5:00 a.m., while the second one leaves at 2:15 a.m. and arrives at around 7:00 a.m. There is no major price variation between daytime and overnight trains from St. Louis to Chicago.

How much does a train ticket from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago cost?

If you need a train from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago for this week you can find options from $25 one-way. At $36 on average, one-way train tickets from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago are best booked early to save more on your trip.

How long is the train ride from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago?

The quickest train available from Lambert-St Louis will take 4h 55m to arrive in Chicago. Depending on the train you select, the travel time may vary by up to 0h 06m. Take the Amtrak train from Lambert-St Louis and you’ll arrive in your destination quickly.

When should I purchase the train tickets from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago?

Currently, the price you pay to get from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago by train this week is around $36 one-way. We don’t expect to see any changes in price within the next 3 months.

Which train companies operate between Lambert-St Louis to Chicago?

Amtrak will take you from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago. Amtrak has been recently found as the cheapest option from $50 round-trip.

How far is Lambert-St Louis to Chicago by train?

The straight-line distance from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago is 262.0 mi, but the actual distance you’ll travel by train depends on the route taken. Most trains from Lambert-St Louis to Chicago will get there in 4h 55m.

Is a train the fastest way to get from St. Louis to Chicago?

The quickest way is to book a flight from St. Louis to Chicago, which can be as quick as 1h 05m onboard Southwest. You can also get a train from St. Louis to Chicago, or a bus from St. Louis to Chicago which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from St. Louis to Chicago?

Taking a train to your destination is the cheapest option we’ve found in the past few days. The cheapest price we’ve found for this option is $50, making it less expensive than a flight from St. Louis to Chicago and cheaper than a bus from St. Louis to Chicago.


Amtrak trains from St. Louis to Chicago

Our best Amtrak deals on St. Louis to Chicago train tickets
Amtrak
May 14
ZSV6:35 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
5h 05m
ZUN11:40 amChicago Union
May 15
ZUN7:10 pmChicago Union
4h 59m
ZSV12:09 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
Amtrak
Apr 29
ZSV4:30 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
4h 55m
ZUN9:25 amChicago Union
May 3
ZUN7:10 pmChicago Union
4h 59m
ZSV12:09 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
Amtrak
Apr 24
ZSV4:30 amSt. Louis Gateway Station
4h 55m
ZUN9:25 amChicago Union
Apr 24
ZUN7:10 pmChicago Union
4h 59m
ZSV12:09 amSt. Louis Gateway Station

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