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Duration 23h 54m
Distance 788.9 miles
Average price $125
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Chicago and Jersey City takes 23h 54m and the fastest train takes 20h 8m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Chicago to Jersey City. 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. Jersey City
20h 8m
$100 - $143

Chicago to Jersey City train times

Trains run six times a week between Chicago and Jersey City. The earliest departure is at 17:45 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chicago is at 21:30 which arrives into Jersey City at 18:38. All services require a transfer at New York Moynihan Train Hall and take an average of 23h 54m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chicago to Jersey City? 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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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 8m.

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The distance between Chicago and Jersey City is 711 miles. The road distance is 788.9 miles.

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

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

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Jersey City is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 10:18 AM in Chicago and 11:18 AM in Jersey City.

There are 7584+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and Jersey City?

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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