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Journey details

Best price 142$
Journey duration 65 h 50 min
Connections per day 3
First departure: 13:45
Last departure: 14:50
Distance 2802km

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Virail makes every journey easier: the only thing you will have to do is to specify the date of your journey from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA. Afterwards, you will be able to find the perfect option for your trip by filtering and sorting the results by price and departure. You can choose either a one-way ticket or a round-trip ticket. Virail will also automatically redirect you to the provider's website to complete your booking. Virail is a travel search engine with customers in more than 30 countries. Every year we help more than 60 million people to find the perfect solution for their journey. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and lets you find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Which companies take you from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA by train?

To get to Los Angeles, CA by train, you can rely on Amtrak, only an example among all our partners.

How much are the train tickets from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA?

Booking in advance really allows you to save some money: in fact, you can get cheap train tickets from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA also for only 142,00 $, while the average price is 204,50 $.

Ticket price Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA every day

Today Tomorrow In 2 days In 3 days In 4 days In 5 days In 6 days
143 $ More More More More 179 $ More
87 $87 $87 $57 $ More 118 $ More
110 $90 $107 $102 $ More 112 $ More

Trains from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA


When the journey is as long as between Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA, you should consider to take a flight to Los Angeles, CA. If you book in advance, low cost airlines can provide flight that will make you save not only time but also money.

Which stations are served by the trains travelling from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA?

The trains to Los Angeles, CA will leave from Chicago, IL and will arrive at Los Angeles, CA.

How many train connections exist to go from Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA per day?

If you need to travel to Los Angeles, CA from Chicago, IL please know that there are 3 train connections every day. Please know that there exist 2 routes with at least one change versus 1 direct lines. Therefore, choosing a trip including a change is sometimes more efficient although it is longer especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute. Yet, considering choosing a ticket for a direct line seems to be the best option if your priority is to stay in the same train for the whole trip.

How long do you need to get to Los Angeles, CA by train?

With the fastest connections you will be in Los Angeles, CA in 43 hours and 10 minutes, but on average it takes 63 hours and 15 minutes. The first train headed to Los Angeles, CA is at 13:09, while the last one leaves Chicago, IL at 14:09.

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