Duration 5 days 23h
Distance 2422.5 miles
Average price $563
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Smithers and Chicago takes 5 days 23h. The train runs, on average, once a week from Smithers 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. Smithers
  2. Jasper
  3. Vancouver Pacific Central Station
  4. Everett Amtrak Station
  5. Chicago
4 days 5h
$421 - $692

Smithers to Chicago train times

Trains run once a week between Smithers and Chicago. The service departs Smithers at 14:24 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 15:55. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5 days 23h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Smithers 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 Smithers to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Smithers and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Jasper, Vancouver Pacific Central Station and Everett Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 5h.

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The distance between Smithers and Chicago is 2000 miles. The road distance is 2422.5 miles.

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Smithers to Chicago train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Smithers station.

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

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Chicago is 2h ahead of Smithers. It is currently 5:44 AM in Smithers and 7:44 AM in Chicago.

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