Duration 31h 35m
Distance 752.5 miles
Average price $153
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Chicago and Charlotte takes 31h 35m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Chicago to Charlotte. 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. Chicago Union Station
  2. Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  3. Charlotte
26h 53m
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Chicago to Charlotte train times

Trains run twice a week between Chicago and Charlotte. The service departs Chicago at 17:45 in the afternoon, which arrives into Charlotte at 02:20. All services require a transfer at Charlottesville Amtrak Station and take an average of 31h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Charlotte station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak Station via Charlottesville Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 53m.

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The distance between Chicago and Charlotte is 591 miles. The road distance is 752.5 miles.

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Chicago to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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

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Charlotte is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 12:40 PM in Chicago and 1:40 PM in Charlotte.

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What companies run services between Chicago and Charlotte?

You can take a train from Chicago to Charlotte via Charlottesville Amtrak Station in around 26h 53m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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 Chicago Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Premium
$300 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $250
Business Seat
$180 - $260
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $110

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