Duration 2 days 3h
Distance 2051 miles
Average price $242
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Hollywood and Chicago takes 2 days 3h and the fastest train takes 43h 15m. There is at least one train per day 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 Union Station
  2. Chicago
44h 9m
$202 - $292

Hollywood to Chicago train times

Trains run once daily 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 3h. 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.

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 Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 9m.

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The distance between Hollywood and Chicago is 1755 miles. The road distance is 2051 miles.

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Hollywood to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles Union 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 3:43 AM in Hollywood and 5:43 AM in Chicago.

There are 1095+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Hollywood and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Hollywood to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $200 - $290 and the journey takes 42h 50m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
42h 50m
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $290

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