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Duration 9h 46m
Distance 462.6 miles
Average price $70
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Pittsburgh and Chicago takes 9h 46m. There is at least one train per day from Pittsburgh 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. Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Chicago
9h 46m
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$55 - $85

Pittsburgh to Chicago train times

Trains run once daily between Pittsburgh and Chicago. The service departs Pittsburgh at 23:59 at night, which arrives into Chicago at 08:45. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 9h 46m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station station and arriving at Chicago Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 46m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Chicago is 411 miles. The road distance is 462.6 miles.

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

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Pittsburgh. It is currently 5:21 PM in Pittsburgh and 4:21 PM in Chicago.

There are 310+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Pittsburgh and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 9h 46m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85

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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170

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