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Journey details

Best price 124$
Journey duration 61 h 52 min
Connections per day 3
First departure: 10:10
Last departure: 22:00
Distance 2802km

Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL on virail

Virail helps you to find the best train ticket from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL. You can compare many different offers at the same time, all you need to do is to enter the date of your trip and we will find all the possibilities for you. On our platform you can also filter the results by departure and arrival time, number of changes, duration, price and you can also decide if you want a one-way or a round-trip ticket. Once you chose the best option for you, we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website and you will be able to book your ticket. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. We help more than 60 million users yearly to find the best option for their trip. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and makes it possible to find the perfect travel solution, regardless of your needs.

Trains from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL: which companies can you travel with?

Among all virail partners, you will also be able to travel with Amtrak, serving the train route between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Chicago, IL?

On average, train tickets from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL cost 186,50 $, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 124,00 $.

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

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Trains from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL


When travelling by train, never forget to keep your ticket with you: make sure to print it out in advance or to download the mobile version if allowed.

When it comes to relatively long journeys like between Los Angeles, CA and Chicago, IL, you can can consider taking a high-speed train or a plane to cut your journey's duration.

Which stations do the trains to Chicago, IL leave from?

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

How many daily connections exist to travel to Chicago, IL from Los Angeles, CA by train?

If you want to travel from Los Angeles, CA to Chicago, IL 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 Chicago, IL 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

What time do the trains to Chicago, IL leave and how long is the journey?

With the fastest connections you will be in Chicago, IL in 42 hours and 50 minutes, but on average it takes 60 hours and 9 minutes. The first train headed to Chicago, IL is at 10:10, while the last one leaves Los Angeles, CA at 22:10.

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