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Duration 2 days 17h
Distance 1178.4 miles
Average price $235
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Tampa and Chicago takes 2 days 17h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Tampa 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.

Train

  1. Tampa Union Station
  2. Alexandria Amtrak Station
  3. Chicago
45h 18m
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$193 - $273

Tampa to Chicago train times

Trains run twice a week between Tampa and Chicago. The service departs Tampa at 17:27 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 10:00. All services require a transfer at Alexandria Amtrak Station and take an average of 2 days 17h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa station to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Tampa Union Station and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Alexandria Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 18m.

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The distance between Tampa and Chicago is 1011 miles. The road distance is 1178.4 miles.

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

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Tampa. It is currently 2:54 PM in Tampa and 1:54 PM in Chicago.

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What companies run services between Tampa and Chicago?

You can take a train from Tampa to Chicago via Alexandria Amtrak Station in around 45h 18m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Tampa Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $320
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280

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