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Duration 37h 52m
Distance 783.3 miles
Average price $150
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between New Brunswick and Chicago takes 37h 52m and the fastest train takes 22h 3m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from New Brunswick 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.

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  1. New Brunswick
  2. New York Moynihan Train Hall
  3. Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station
  4. Chicago
22h 12m
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$125 - $186

New Brunswick to Chicago train times

Trains run three times a week between New Brunswick and Chicago. The service departs New Brunswick at 00:27 in the morning, which arrives into Chicago at 09:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 37h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Chicago Union Station via New York Moynihan Train Hall and Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 12m.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Chicago is 695 miles. The road distance is 783.3 miles.

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New Brunswick to Chicago train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New Brunswick station.

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

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Chicago is 1h behind New Brunswick. It is currently 11:16 AM in New Brunswick and 10:16 AM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between New Brunswick and Chicago?

You can take a train from New Brunswick to Chicago via New York Penn Station, New York Moynihan Train Hall, and Croton-Harmon Amtrak Station in around 22h 12m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
27h 18m
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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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Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27h 18m
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
$340 - $470
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Business Seat
$230 - $330

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