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Trains Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train?

The prices for train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA will cost $ 87. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 146.07. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train

Best price $ 126
Journey duration 19 h 39 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 21:30
Last departure 18:40
Distance 664.2 mi

Route Summary by Train

Connections
2
Carriers
1
Minimum price
$ 87
Maximum price
$ 377

Chicago, IL - Philadelphia, PA

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By Bus

$ 104.00

Date
Friday, January 21st 2022
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Union Station - Bus Station
9:50am - 8:05am
Greyhound
21h 15min
CO2: 34.22kg
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Amtrak
1 change
Duration: 19 h 19 min
Chicago, IL - Union Station - Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street
18:40 - 14:59
$ 132.40

How long is the journey from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA by train?

The journey from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA covers a distance of 664.9 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 19 h 37 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 18 h 19 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 Philadelphia, PA faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA leave?

The first daily departure from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA leaves at 17:45, while the last journey of the day sets out at 18:40. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA route?

You can depart from Chicago, IL at stations such as Chicago, IL and Chicago, IL - Union Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Philadelphia, PA at the following stations: Philadelphia, PA and Philadelphia, PA - 30th Street. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Chicago, IL and Philadelphia, PA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Chicago, IL leave for Philadelphia, PA?

The route from Chicago, IL to Philadelphia, PA is served by providers including Amtrak. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 6 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 Philadelphia, PA, 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.

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