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Duration 21h 28m
Distance 535.9 miles
Average price $100
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Buffalo and Chicago takes 21h 28m and the fastest train takes 19h 13m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Buffalo 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.

Train

  1. Buffalo Depew Station
  2. Chicago
11h 46m
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$81 - $119

Buffalo to Chicago train times

Trains run six times a week between Buffalo and Chicago. The service departs Buffalo at 12:55 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 09:50. All services require a transfer at Buffalo Depew Station and take an average of 21h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Buffalo 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.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 46m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Chicago is 454 miles. The road distance is 535.9 miles.

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Buffalo to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Buffalo Depew Station.

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Buffalo. It is currently 7:11 PM in Buffalo and 6:11 PM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between Buffalo and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 10h 30m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180

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