Trains Chicago Washington to Chicago

Train tickets from Washington to Chicago

Round-trip
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Washington (WAS)
Chicago (CHI)
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 Washington to Chicago

Find information about train ticket prices, journey time, and companies that offer transportation from Washington to Chicago
ROUND-TRIP FROM$166The best round-trip train deal from Washington to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $166
ONE-WAY FROM$83The best one-way train deal from Washington to Chicago found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $83
AVG TRAVEL TIME18h 25mAverage time it takes to travel by train from Washington to Chicago
TRAIN COMPANIESAmtrakThere is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Book return-trip train tickets from Washington to Chicago

Ride from Washington to Chicago 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 5
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Sep 7
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Amtrak
Sep 8
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Sep 14
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Amtrak
Sep 12
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Sep 14
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Amtrak
Sep 5
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Sep 7
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Amtrak
Aug 29
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Sep 7
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
Amtrak
Aug 25
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Aug 26
1:45 pm
Chicago Union
23h 14m
12:59 pm
Alexandria
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Book one-way train tickets from Washington to Chicago

If you’d prefer to ride from Washington to Chicago 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 3
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 25
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
Amtrak
Aug 29
7:19 am
Alexandria
23h 41m
7:00 am
Chicago Union
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FAQs for booking trains from Washington to Chicago

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

A ticket from Washington to Chicago for this week starts from $83 one-way.

How long is the train ride from Washington to Chicago?

The most time-efficient journey by train from Washington to Chicago currently available is 17h 40m. Depending on the train you select, the travel time may vary by up to 0h 45m. Consider Amtrak for the quickest available option to your destination.

Which train companies operate between Washington to Chicago?

You can find train tickets for Amtrak which service this route currently. Amtrak is the cheapest option recently available with prices starting at $166 round-trip.

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

The quickest way is to book a flight from Washington to Chicago, which can be as quick as 1h 59m onboard United Airlines. You can also get a train from Washington to Chicago, or a bus from Washington to Chicago which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

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

The cheapest way is to get a flight from Washington to Chicago, which can be as cheap as $88. A train from Washington to Chicago is more expensive than a flight, with prices starting at $166. A bus from Washington to Chicago is also an option, with an average price of $136.

How far is Washington to Chicago by train?

While Chicago is 593.1 mi away from Washington, the distance by train is longer depending on the route. 17h 40m is a normal train duration for this route.


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