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Duration 2 days 0h
Distance 1494.5 miles
Average price $210
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Chicago and El Paso takes 2 days 0h. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Chicago to El Paso. 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. El Paso
2 days 0h
Bookable on Rome2rio
$170 - $250

Chicago to El Paso train times

Trains run three times a week between Chicago and El Paso. The service departs Chicago at 13:45 in the afternoon, which arrives into El Paso at 13:22. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2 days 0h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chicago to El Paso? 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 El Paso. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between Chicago and El Paso is 1259 miles. The road distance is 1494.5 miles.

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

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Chicago to El Paso train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at El Paso station.

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El Paso is 1h behind Chicago. It is currently 6:05 AM in Chicago and 5:05 AM in El Paso.

There are 168+ hotels available in El Paso. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and El Paso?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to El Paso 3 times a week. Tickets cost $170 - $250 and the journey takes 2 days 0h.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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 El Paso
Ave. Duration
2 days 0h
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $250
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$170 - $250
$470 - $650
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Seat
$390 - $600

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