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Duration 2 days 14h
Distance 2033.1 miles
Average price $292
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Hollywood and Chicago takes 2 days 14h. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Hollywood 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. Los Angeles
  2. Chicago
2 days 15h
$242 - $342

Hollywood to Chicago train times

Trains run three times a week between Hollywood and Chicago. The service departs Hollywood at 21:32 at night, which arrives into Chicago at 13:52. All services require a transfer at Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines and take an average of 2 days 14h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Hollywood 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.

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No, there is no direct train from Hollywood station to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Hollywood / Vine Station and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Los Angeles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15h.

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The distance between Hollywood and Chicago is 1755 miles. The road distance is 2033.1 miles.

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Hollywood to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles station.

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

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Chicago is 2h ahead of Hollywood. It is currently 3:22 PM in Hollywood and 5:22 PM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between Hollywood and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $240 - $340 and the journey takes 2 days 13h.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340

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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+1 215-856-7924
Train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 13h
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$240 - $340
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800

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