Duration 28h 2m
Distance 1470.4 miles
Average price $170
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Chicago and Shelby takes 28h 2m. There is at least one train per day from Chicago to Shelby. 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. Shelby
28h 2m
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$140 - $200

Chicago to Shelby train times

Trains run three times a day between Chicago and Shelby. The service departs Chicago at 14:15 in the afternoon, which arrives into Shelby at 17:17. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 28h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chicago to Shelby? 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 Shelby Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28h 2m.

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The distance between Chicago and Shelby is 1266 miles. The road distance is 1470.4 miles.

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

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Chicago to Shelby train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Shelby Amtrak Station.

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Shelby is 1h behind Chicago. It is currently 4:25 AM in Chicago and 3:25 AM in Shelby.

There are three+ hotels available in Shelby. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and Shelby?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Shelby Amtrak Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $140 - $200 and the journey takes 28h 2m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Shelby Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Premium
$400 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $420
Business Seat
$310 - $440

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