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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago Midway to Albany, line 905 bus, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Albany (ALB) MDW - ALB
  2. Take the line 905 bus from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center to Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway
  3. Take the train from Schenectady to Amsterdam Amtrak Station

$116 - $464

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Bus, train  •  17h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Chicago
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Amsterdam VIA Rail

$110 - $223

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Albany, line 905 bus, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Albany (ALB) ORD - ALB
  2. Take the line 905 bus from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center to Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway
  3. Take the train from Schenectady to Amsterdam Amtrak Station

$180 - $304

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Syracuse (SYR) ORD - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Amsterdam Amtrak Station

$196 - $492

Train  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Utica Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Amsterdam Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$114 - $169

Bus  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  2. Take the bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Schenectady Nyc

$138 - $167

Drive  •  13h 15m

  1. Drive from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) 787.6 miles

$75 - $120

Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) by trains

The train journey time between Chicago and Amsterdam (Station) is around 18h 47m and covers a distance of around 784 miles. The fastest train normally takes 18h 47m. Operated by Amtrak and VIA Rail, the Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Amsterdam Amtrak Station. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18h 47m
Fastest train time:
18h 47m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$104
Carbon emissions:
66 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
21:30
Last train departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) train schedules

Chicago → Amsterdam (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam (Station) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam (Station) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam (Station) is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) is to drive, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) is to fly and line 905 bus and train which costs $110 - $470 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chicago station to Amsterdam (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at Amsterdam Amtrak Station via Utica Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 46m.

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The distance between Chicago and Amsterdam (Station) is 691 miles. The road distance is 787.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) without a car is to train which takes 15h 46m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station), including transfers.

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Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) is to train which takes 15h 46m and costs $110 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $170 and takes 18h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Amsterdam (Station) is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 6:50 AM in Chicago and 7:50 AM in Amsterdam (Station).

Map of how to get from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station).
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  • Distance: 691.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Amsterdam (Station), NY, USA?

You can take a train from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) via Utica Amtrak Station in around 15h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) via New York, Chinatown-152 East Broadway, Schenectady, Albany St & Georgetta Dix Plz, Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway, and Schenectady in around 18h 29m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak

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 Schenectady to Amsterdam Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Business Seat
$25 - $40
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Amsterdam Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Chicago Union Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Utica Amtrak Station to Amsterdam Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$11 - $21
Business
$54 - $59
Economy
$28 - $31
EconomyPlus
$24 - $35
Train from Syracuse to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Train from Utica to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$17 - $28
Business
$65 - $67
Economy
$37 - $38
EconomyPlus
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $50
Business
$85 - $100
Economy
$58 - $63
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from Colonie Station - Central Ave & Colonie Center to Downtown/Train Station - State St & Broadway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Fox Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Amsterdam Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Amsterdam (Station) is 788 miles. It takes approximately 13h 15m to drive from Chicago to Amsterdam (Station).

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Amsterdam (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs $2 - $5.

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