Duration 18h 15m
Distance 698.7 miles
Average price $107
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Arlington and Chicago takes 18h 15m. There is at least one train per day from Arlington to Chicago. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Rockville Amtrak
  2. Chicago
19h 1m
$85 - $128

Arlington to Chicago train times

Trains run once daily between Arlington and Chicago. The service departs Arlington at 15:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 08:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 18h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Arlington to Chicago? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Arlington station to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from VIRGINIA SQUARE station and arriving at Chicago Union Station via FARRAGUT NORTH station and Rockville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 1m.

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The distance between Arlington and Chicago is 594 miles. The road distance is 698.7 miles.

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Arlington to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Rockville Amtrak station.

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Arlington to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago is 1h behind Arlington. It is currently 8:38 PM in Arlington and 7:38 PM in Chicago.

There are 1118+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Arlington and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Arlington to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 17h 16m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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