Duration 22h 39m
Distance 984.6 miles
Average price $126
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Wellesley and Chicago takes 22h 39m and the fastest train takes 22h 18m. There is at least one train per day from Wellesley 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. Framingham Amtrak
    Lake Shore Limited
  2. Chicago
22h 39m
$103 - $148

Wellesley to Chicago train times

Trains run once daily between Wellesley and Chicago. The service departs Wellesley at 12:32 in the afternoon, which arrives into Chicago at 09:50. All services require a transfer at Framingham and take an average of 22h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Wellesley 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 Wellesley to Chicago station. However, there are services departing from Wellesley Square and arriving at Chicago Union Station via Framingham Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 39m.

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The distance between Wellesley and Chicago is 842 miles. The road distance is 984.6 miles.

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Wellesley to Chicago train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Framingham Amtrak station.

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

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Chicago is 1h behind Wellesley. It is currently 6:45 PM in Wellesley and 5:45 PM in Chicago.

There are 1094+ hotels available in Chicago. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Wellesley and Chicago?

Amtrak operates a train from Wellesley to Chicago once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 21h 25m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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