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Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train

The journey from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train is 1,451.84 mi and takes 5587 hr 2 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:30 PM and the last at 5:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train for as little as $321.29 or as much as $351.97. The best price for this journey is $321.29.

Lowest Price$321.29
Journey Duration5587 hr 2 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$321.29
Highest Price$351.97
First Departure2:30 PM
Last Departure5:30 PM
Distance1,451.84 mi
DeparturePhoenix, AZ
ArrivalChicago, IL
CarriersAmtrak

Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?

Prices will vary when you travel from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL. On average, though, you'll pay about $336.56 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $321.29, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL. On average, though, you'll pay about $336.56 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long is the journey from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train?

Traveling from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train will usually take 5587 hr 2 min. This journey covers a distance of 1,451.84 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 5587 hr 2 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL covers a distance of 1,451.84 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5587 hr 2 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 38 hr 45 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Phoenix, AZ at 2:30 PM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 5:30 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Phoenix, AZ at 2:30 PM, and the last departure will leave at 5:30 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL 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.

When traveling from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train, which stations can I use?

In Phoenix, AZ, departure stations include Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX),Phoenix Greyhound Station,Phoenix, Sky Train Station. When you arrive in Chicago, IL, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Chicago Union Station,Chicago Midway International Airport,Chicago Rockford International Airport,O Hare International Airport, ORD. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?

The route from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL 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 Phoenix, AZ 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL.

Book in advance and save

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

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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The cheapest Phoenix, AZ - Chicago, IL train tickets can be found for as low as $79.38 if you’re lucky, or $96.93 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $116.73.

Find the best day to travel to Chicago, IL by train

When travelling to Chicago, IL 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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Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
163.56kg
Bus
175.24kg
Flight
467.3kg
Car
373.84kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL are 163.56kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL? By taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL you will save 303.74kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 11.68kg compared to a bus and 210.28kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
A train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is $336.56. 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 $321.29.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is $321.29. 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 Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL by train?
Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is 1,451.84 mi.
How long does the train between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL take?
Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL is on average 5587 hr 2 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 38 hr 45 min.
How many train connections per day go from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL leave?
The earliest train from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL departs at 2:30 PM. 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL depart?
The latest train from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL departs at 5:30 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 Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL 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 $321.29 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL is 38 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct train from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL?
Yes, there is a direct train between Phoenix, AZ and Chicago, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL by train?
The train journey from Phoenix, AZ to Chicago, IL creates 163.56kg of CO2 emissions.

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