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Duration 15h 13m
Distance 608.2 miles
Average price $97
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Fargo and Elgin takes 15h 13m and the fastest train takes 15h 4m. There is at least one train per day from Fargo to Elgin. 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. Fargo Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Elgin
15h 43m
$81 - $112

Fargo to Elgin train times

Trains run once daily between Fargo and Elgin. The service departs Fargo at 02:18 in the morning, which arrives into Elgin at 17:22. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 15h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Fargo station to Elgin. However, there are services departing from Fargo Amtrak Station and arriving at Elgin via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 43m.

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The distance between Fargo and Elgin is 539 miles. The road distance is 608.2 miles.

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Fargo to Elgin train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fargo Amtrak Station.

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Fargo to Elgin train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Elgin station.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Elgin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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