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Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE by train

The journey from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE by train is 430.77 mi and takes 12 hr 19 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:40 AM and the last at 2:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE by train for as little as $118.03 or as much as $138.56. The best price for this journey is $118.03.

Lowest Price$118.03
Journey Duration12 hr 19 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$118.03
Highest Price$138.56
First Departure7:40 AM
Last Departure2:00 PM
Distance430.77 mi
DepartureChicago, IL
ArrivalOmaha, NE
CarriersAmtrak

Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 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 Omaha, NE. 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 Omaha, NE?

When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $128.29. You might be able to find prices as low as $118.03, but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $128.29. 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 long does the journey from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE take by train?

The average journey time is 12 hr 19 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 430.77 mi from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE to take longer than 12 hr 19 min. The journey from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE covers a distance of 430.77 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 12 hr 19 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 9 hr 9 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Chicago, IL at 7:40 AM, and the last departure will leave at 2:00 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE, which usually leaves at 7:40 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 2:00 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 Omaha, NE route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE. 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 Omaha, NE in Omaha, NE. 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 Omaha, NE.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE take place each day?

The route from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 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 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE, 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 1 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 Omaha, NE. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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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 Omaha, NE.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Find the best day to travel to Omaha, NE by train

When travelling to Omaha, NE 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 Omaha, NE CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
48.53kg
Bus
51.99kg
Flight
138.65kg
Car
110.92kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE are 48.53kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE? By taking the train between Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE you will save 90.12kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.46kg compared to a bus and 62.39kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE?
A train ticket from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE is $128.29. 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 $118.03.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE is $118.03. 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 Omaha, NE by train?
Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE is 430.77 mi.
How long does the train between Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE take?
Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE is on average 12 hr 19 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 9 hr 9 min.
How many train connections per day go from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE?
Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE leave?
The earliest train from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE departs at 7:40 AM. 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 Omaha, NE depart?
The latest train from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE departs at 2:00 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 Omaha, NE 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 $118.03 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 Omaha, NE?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Chicago, IL to go to Omaha, NE.
What's the fastest journey time between Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE is 9 hr 9 min.
Is there a direct train from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE?
Yes, there is a direct train between Chicago, IL and Omaha, NE.
What are the CO2 emissions for Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE by train?
The train journey from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE creates 48.53kg of CO2 emissions.

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