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Journey details

Best price 144$
Journey duration 28 h 37 min
Connections per day 2
First departure: 13:45
Last departure: 13:45
Distance 1573km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies serve the route from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX?

Among all our partners, you will also find Amtrak, providing the train connections between Chicago, IL and Austin, TX.

How much are the train tickets from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX?

The average price of train tickets from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX is of 213,00 $. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX can be around 144,00 $.

If you want to go from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX by train, there is only one connection per day. Consequently, please be particularly careful when you select your ticket. Furthermore, be attentive to arrive at the train station sufficiently early. We recommend you to arrive at the station 30 minutes before the departure of the train in order to make sure to be safe enough.


Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

With such a long journey, you could take into account travelling by plane, which is not necessarily more expensive. Doing so, you will shorten the distances and you will be able to enjoy more time in Austin, TX.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Chicago, IL and Austin, TX?

You can take the train to Austin, TX at Chicago, IL, which arrives at Austin, TX.

How many train connections exist to go from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX per day?

How long do you need to get to Austin, TX by train?

It will take you 28 hours and 37 minutes to reach Austin, TX. The earliest train leaves Chicago, IL at 13:12, whereas the last one leaves at 13:01.

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