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Journey details

Best price 105$
Journey duration 21 h 55 min
Connections per day 6
First departure: 08:15
Last departure: 13:07
Distance 1069km

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Which rail companies offer connections by train from Philadelphia, PA to Chicago, IL?

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

How much is the cheapest train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Chicago, IL?

The average price of train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Chicago, IL is of 153,50 $. However, you will be able to find cheaper tickets if you book in advance, or if you can be flexible with your dates: the cheapest train tickets from Philadelphia, PA to Chicago, IL can be around 105,00 $.

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Trains from Philadelphia, PA to Chicago, IL


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.

When the journey is as long as between Philadelphia, PA and Chicago, IL, you should consider to take a flight to Chicago, IL. If you book in advance, low cost airlines can provide flight that will make you save not only time but also money.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Philadelphia, PA and Chicago, IL?

You can take the train to Chicago, IL at Philadelphia, PA, which arrives at Chicago, IL.

How many daily connections exist to travel to Chicago, IL from Philadelphia, PA by train?

If you need to travel to Chicago, IL from Philadelphia, PA please know that there are 6 train connections every day. Please know that there exist 5 routes with at least one change versus 1 direct lines. Therefore, choosing a trip including a change is sometimes more efficient although it is longer especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last minute. Yet, considering choosing a ticket for a direct line seems to be the best option if your priority is to stay in the same train for the whole trip.

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

While the first train to Chicago, IL leaves at 08:07, the last one is scheduled for 13:07. The average duration of the journey is of 22 hours and 59 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Chicago, IL in 20 hours and 42 minutes.

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