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Duration 3h 24m
Distance 122.3 miles
Average price $35
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Lafayette Station and Chicago takes 3h 24m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Lafayette Station 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. Lafayette Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago
3h 28m
Bookable on Rome2rio
$30 - $45

Lafayette Station to Chicago train times

Trains run six times a week between Lafayette Station and Chicago. The service departs Lafayette Station at 07:36 in the morning, which arrives into Chicago at 10:00. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 3h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Lafayette Station 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lafayette Amtrak Station station and arriving at Chicago Union Station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Lafayette Station and Chicago is 108 miles. The road distance is 122.3 miles.

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

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Lafayette Station. It is currently 11:55 PM in Lafayette Station and 10:55 PM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between Lafayette Station and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Lafayette Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3h 24m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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 Lafayette Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65

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