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Journey details

Best price 82$
Journey duration 23 h 32 min
Connections per day 5
First departure: 17:45
Last departure: 21:30
Distance 956km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

Trains from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC: which companies can you travel with?

Among all our partners, you will also find Amtrak, providing the train connections between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Washington, DC?

Ticket price Chicago, IL - Washington, DC every day

Today Tomorrow In 2 days In 3 days In 4 days In 5 days In 6 days
126 $177 $182 $113 $117 $114 $134 $
49 $75 $48 $46 $43 $45 $48 $
More 147 $147 $116 $93 $147 $93 $

Trains from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC


Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

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 Washington, DC even cheaper than train tickets.

In which stations can you take the train to Washington, DC and where will you arrive?

Trains leave Chicago, IL from Chicago, IL and arrive at Washington, DC.

How many train connections exist to go from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC per day?

If you want to travel from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by train, there are 3 available connections per day. The main part of these connections, that is to say 2 routes, include one or many changes and the rest, that is to say 1 routes, are direct lines. Thus, selecting a ticket with an indirect line could be more efficient if you want to reach Washington, DC at the last minute especially if there are too few connections even though the trip is longer. Despite that, please take a ticket for a direct line if you do not want any change

How long does it take from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC and when do the trains leave?

With the fastest connections you will be in Washington, DC in 17 hours and 25 minutes, but on average it takes 23 hours and 32 minutes. The first train headed to Washington, DC is at 17:08, while the last one leaves Chicago, IL at 21:03.

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