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Duration 20h 33m
Distance 783.9 miles
Average price $140
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between Chicago and Trenton takes 20h 33m and the fastest train takes 20h 8m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Chicago to Trenton. 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 via Washington

  1. Chicago Union Station
  2. Washington Union Station
  3. Trenton
20h 23m
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$115 - $228

Chicago to Trenton train times

Trains run three times a week between Chicago and Trenton. The service departs Chicago at 18:40 in the evening, which arrives into Trenton at 15:48. All services require a transfer, and take on average 20h 33m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chicago to Trenton? 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 Trenton Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 26h 17m.

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It is 684 miles from Chicago to Trenton. It is approximately 783.9 miles to drive.

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

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Chicago to Trenton train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Trenton Amtrak Station.

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Trenton is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 9:11 PM in Chicago and 10:11 PM in Trenton.

There are 202+ hotels available in Trenton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and Trenton?

You can take a train from Chicago to Trenton via Rockville Amtrak, ROCKVILLE station, UNION STATION station, and Washington Union Station in around 20h 23m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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 Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Chicago Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
26h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$340 - $470
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Business Seat
$230 - $330

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