If you are flexible with your travel dates, always consider that you can buy extremely cheap train tickets if you avoid travelling in the weekends and if you choose to travel during the low season.
Especially when travelling alone, such long journeys can be extremely boring. The plane is in this case the perfect alternative: if you can book in advance, low cost airlines can offer tickets to New York, NY even cheaper than train tickets.
What are the departure and arrival stations in Chicago, IL and New York, NY?
The trains to New York, NY leave Chicago, IL from Chicago, IL and arrive in New York, NY.
How many train connections exist to go from Chicago, IL to New York, NY per day?
6 train connections exist to reach New York, NY from Chicago, IL per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 5 routes which have at least one change versus 1 routes which are direct lines. So although the trip is longer, if you want to travel between these cities at the last moment, choosing a route including one change or more could be better especially if there are too few connections. Nevertheless, if you do not want to change trains, it is highly advocated to choose an offer with a direct route.
How long do you need to get to New York, NY by train?
The first train to New York, NY leaves at 17:12, whereas the last one at 21:03. On average, the journey lasts 22 hours and 56 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in New York, NY in 20 hours and 15 minutes.