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Duration 23h 33m
Distance 793 miles
Average price $120
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Chicago and New York takes 23h 33m and the fastest train takes 19h 53m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Chicago to New York. 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. New York
19h 53m
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$95 - $140

Chicago to New York train times

Trains run once daily between Chicago and New York. The service departs Chicago at 21:30 at night, which arrives into New York at 18:23. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 23h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at New York Moynihan Train Hall. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19h 53m.

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The distance between Chicago and New York is 715 miles. The road distance is 793 miles.

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

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

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New York is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:17 PM in Chicago and 10:17 PM in New York.

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What companies run services between Chicago and New York?

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
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
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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Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300

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