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Duration 20h 18m
Distance 807.9 miles
Average price $123
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between New York and Evanston takes 20h 18m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from New York to Evanston. 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. New York Penn Station
  2. Evanston
20h 28m
$102 - $142

New York to Evanston train times

Trains run six times a week between New York and Evanston. The service departs New York at 15:40 in the afternoon, which arrives into Evanston at 10:58. All services require a transfer at Chicago Union Station and take an average of 20h 18m. 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 York station to Evanston. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Evanston via Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 28m.

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The distance between New York and Evanston is 719 miles. The road distance is 807.9 miles.

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New York to Evanston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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

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Evanston is 1h behind New York. It is currently 10:26 AM in New York and 9:26 AM in Evanston.

There are 570+ hotels available in Evanston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between New York and Evanston?

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 19h 10m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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 New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300

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