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Duration 21h 5m
Distance 762.8 miles
Average price $140
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between Center City and Chicago takes 21h 5m and the fastest train takes 20h 52m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Center City 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 via New York

  1. Philadelphia
  2. New York Moynihan Train Hall
  3. Chicago
21h 23m
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$123 - $221

Center City to Chicago train times

Trains run three times a week between Center City and Chicago. The service departs Center City at 13:58 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 09:50. All services require a transfer at New York Moynihan Train Hall and take an average of 21h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Center City 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Chicago Union Station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 26h 45m.

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The distance between Center City and Chicago is 668 miles. The road distance is 762.8 miles.

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Center City to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Philadelphia station.

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Center City. It is currently 8:55 AM in Center City and 7:55 AM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between Center City and Chicago?

You can take a train from Center City to Chicago via New York Moynihan Train Hall in around 21h 23m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Philadelphia to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320

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