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Duration 21h 5m
Distance 834.5 miles
Average price $126
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between New York and Elgin takes 21h 5m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from New York to Elgin. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Elgin
21h 11m
$105 - $145

New York to Elgin train times

Trains run three times a week between New York and Elgin. The service departs New York at 15:40 in the afternoon, which arrives into Elgin at 11:45. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 21h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Elgin. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at Elgin via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 11m.

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The distance between New York and Elgin is 749 miles. The road distance is 834.5 miles.

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New York to Elgin train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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New York to Elgin train services, operated by Metra, arrive at Elgin station.

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Elgin is 1h behind New York. It is currently 3:37 PM in New York and 2:37 PM in Elgin.

There are 107+ hotels available in Elgin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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