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Duration 18h 15m
Distance 1007.2 miles
Average price $130
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Chicago and Denver (Station) takes 18h 15m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Chicago to Denver (Station). 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. Chicago Union Station
  2. Denver (Station)
18h 26m
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$100 - $150

Chicago to Denver (Station) train times

Trains run once daily between Chicago and Denver (Station). The service departs Chicago at 14:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Denver (Station) at 07:15. All services run direct with no transfers required, 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 Chicago to Denver (Station)? 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 Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Denver. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18h 15m.

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The distance between Chicago and Denver (Station) is 924 miles. The road distance is 1007.2 miles.

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Chicago to Denver (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago to Denver (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Denver station.

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Denver (Station) is 1h behind Chicago. It is currently 8:32 AM in Chicago and 7:32 AM in Denver (Station).

There are 710+ hotels available in Denver (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and Denver (Station)?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Denver once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 18h 15m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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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+1 215-856-7924
Train from Chicago Union Station to Denver
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320

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