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Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH by train

The journey from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH by train is 250.51 mi and takes 8 hr 32 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:45 PM and the last at 5:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH by train for as little as $35.06 or as much as $44.18. The best price for this journey is $35.06.

Lowest Price$35.06
Journey Duration8 hr 32 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$35.06
Highest Price$44.18
First Departure5:45 PM
Last Departure5:45 PM
Distance250.51 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalCincinnati, OH
CarriersAmtrak

Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?

The cheapest train tickets from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH cost $35.06. On average, you can expect to spend around $38.21 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $38.21 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH.

How much time will it take to go from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH by train?

The average journey time is 8 hr 32 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 250.51 mi from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH to take longer than 8 hr 32 min. The journey between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH runs for about 250.51 mi and usually takes approximately 8 hr 32 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 8 hr 32 min. If you are trying to get from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH leaving at 5:45 PM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 5:45 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, which usually leaves at 5:45 PM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 5:45 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH. You can start your journey in Chicago, IL at stations such as O Hare International Airport, ORD,Chicago Union Station,Chicago Midway International Airport,Chicago Rockford International Airport. These connect to stations including Cincinnati, OH,Cincinnati OH - Union Terminal (CIN) in Cincinnati, OH. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH.

How many daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?

The route from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Chicago, IL 1 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Cincinnati, OH train tickets can be found for as low as $18.28 if you’re lucky, or $38.03 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $58.12.

Find the best day to travel to Cincinnati, OH by train

When travelling to Cincinnati, OH by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
28.22kg
Bus
30.24kg
Flight
80.63kg
Car
64.5kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH are 28.22kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH? By taking the train between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH you will save 52.41kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.02kg compared to a bus and 36.28kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?
A train ticket from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH is $38.21. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $35.06.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH is $35.06. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH by train?
Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH is 250.51 mi.
How long does the train between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH take?
Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH is on average 8 hr 32 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 32 min.
How many train connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?
Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH leave?
The earliest train from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH departs at 5:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH depart?
The latest train from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH departs at 5:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $35.06 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Cincinnati, OH.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH is 8 hr 32 min.
Is there a direct train from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH?
Yes, there is a direct train between Chicago, IL and Cincinnati, OH.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH by train?
The train journey from Chicago, IL to Cincinnati, OH creates 28.22kg of CO2 emissions.

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