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Duration 26h 30m
Distance 521.4 miles
Average price $139
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Toronto and Chicago takes 26h 30m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Toronto 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. Toronto
  2. Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Chicago
16h 9m
$105 - $178

Toronto to Chicago train times

Trains run once a week between Toronto and Chicago. The service departs Toronto at 08:20 in the morning, which arrives into Chicago at 09:50. All services require a transfer at Buffalo (Depew) and take an average of 26h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Toronto and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 9m.

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The distance between Toronto and Chicago is 438 miles. The road distance is 521.4 miles.

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

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Toronto. It is currently 2:57 PM in Toronto and 1:57 PM in Chicago.

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