Duration 18h 43m
Distance 696.4 miles
Average price $109
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Reston and Chicago takes 18h 43m. There is at least one train per day from Reston 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. Rockville Amtrak
  2. Chicago
19h 29m
$87 - $130

Reston to Chicago train times

Trains run once daily between Reston and Chicago. The service departs Reston at 15:02 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 08:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 18h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Reston 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.

No, there is no direct train from Reston station to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station and arriving at Chicago Union Station via FARRAGUT NORTH station and Rockville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 29m.

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The distance between Reston and Chicago is 580 miles. The road distance is 696.4 miles.

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Reston to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Rockville Amtrak station.

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Reston. It is currently 4:44 AM in Reston and 3:44 AM in Chicago.

There are 1095+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Reston and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Reston to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 17h 16m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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