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Duration 24h 44m
Distance 782.6 miles
Average price $132
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Chicago and Clifton takes 24h 44m and the fastest train takes 20h 54m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Chicago to Clifton. 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 Penn Station

  1. Chicago Union Station
  2. Clifton
21h 3m
$102 - $151

Chicago to Clifton train times

Trains run six times a week between Chicago and Clifton. The service departs Chicago at 21:30 at night, which arrives into Clifton at 19:24. All services require a transfer, and take on average 24h 44m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Clifton. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Clifton via New York Penn Station and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 3m.

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The distance between Chicago and Clifton is 705 miles. The road distance is 782.6 miles.

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

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Chicago to Clifton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Clifton is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 11:24 AM in Chicago and 12:24 PM in Clifton.

There are 6689+ hotels available in Clifton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and Clifton?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 19h 53m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
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 Chicago Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
26h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Seat
$240 - $340

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