Duration 31h 16m
Distance 729.2 miles
Average price $141
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Greensboro and Chicago takes 31h 16m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Greensboro to Chicago. 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. Greensboro Amtrak Station
  2. Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  3. Chicago
25h 28m
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Greensboro to Chicago train times

Trains run three times a week between Greensboro and Chicago. The service departs Greensboro at 03:44 in the morning, which arrives into Chicago at 10:00. All services require a transfer at Charlottesville Amtrak Station and take an average of 31h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Greensboro to Chicago? 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.

No, there is no direct train from Greensboro station to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Greensboro Amtrak Station and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Charlottesville Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 28m.

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The distance between Greensboro and Chicago is 584 miles. The road distance is 729.2 miles.

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

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Greensboro. It is currently 3:57 PM in Greensboro and 2:57 PM in Chicago.

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You can take a train from Greensboro to Chicago via Charlottesville Amtrak Station in around 25h 28m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50

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