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Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL by train

The journey from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL by train is 863.7 mi and takes 46 hr 19 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:40 PM and the last at 9:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL by train for as little as $271.24 or as much as $795.34. The best price for this journey is $271.24.

Lowest Price$271.24
Journey Duration46 hr 19 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$271.24
Highest Price$795.34
First Departure6:40 PM
Last Departure9:30 PM
Distance863.7 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalJacksonville, FL
CarriersAmtrak

Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jul 12, 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 Jacksonville, FL. 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 can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL?

Prices will vary when you travel from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL. On average, though, you'll pay about $533.29 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $271.24, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $533.29. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL by train?

With a distance of 863.7 mi between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL, it will usually take 46 hr 19 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 46 hr 19 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL will complete the journey in 37 hr 44 min. On average, it will take you about 46 hr 19 min to travel the 863.7 mi between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL.

What time are the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL?

The first journey of the day departs from Chicago, IL at 6:40 PM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 9:30 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL, which usually leaves at 6:40 PM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 9:30 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Chicago, IL from the following stations: Chicago Rockford International Airport,O Hare International Airport, ORD,Chicago Midway International Airport,Chicago Union Station. Arriving at Jacksonville, FL, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Jacksonville, JTA Intercity Bus Terminal Bay 6 - 1111 W. Forsyth St,Jacksonville Station. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Jacksonville, FL.

How many daily journeys are there from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL?

On average, there are 2 daily departures from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Chicago, IL which travel directly to Jacksonville, FL. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL. 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 Jacksonville, FL
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 Jacksonville, FL.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL, 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 Jacksonville, FL.

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 Jacksonville, FL

The cheapest Chicago, IL - Jacksonville, FL train tickets can be found for as low as $160.16 if you’re lucky, or $275.13 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $425.04.

Find the best day to travel to Jacksonville, FL by train

When travelling to Jacksonville, FL 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 Jacksonville, FL CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
97.3kg
Bus
104.25kg
Flight
278kg
Car
222.4kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL are 97.3kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL? By taking the train between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL you will save 180.7kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 6.95kg compared to a bus and 125.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL?
A train ticket from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL is $533.29. 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 $271.24.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL is $271.24. 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 Jacksonville, FL by train?
Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL is 863.7 mi.
How long does the train between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL take?
Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL is on average 46 hr 19 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 37 hr 44 min.
How many train connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL?
Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL leave?
The earliest train from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL departs at 6:40 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 Jacksonville, FL depart?
The latest train from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL departs at 9:30 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 Jacksonville, FL 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 $271.24 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL is 37 hr 44 min.
Is there a direct train from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL?
Yes, there is a direct train between Chicago, IL and Jacksonville, FL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL by train?
The train journey from Chicago, IL to Jacksonville, FL creates 97.3kg of CO2 emissions.

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