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Journey details

Best price 143.21 $
Journey duration 52 h 45 min
Connections per day 2
First departure 21:35
Last departure 11:09
Distance 2878 km

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How much does it cost to get from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train?

When you're traveling from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 220.87 $. You might be able to find prices as low as 143.21 $, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Trains from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL

How long will it take me to travel from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train?

The journey between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL by train usually takes 52 h 45 min to cover a distance of 2878. The shortest journey from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL will take you 49 h 41 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Chicago, IL quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL?

The first departure of the night from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL leaves at 21:35, while the last journey sets out at 11:09. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL. 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 Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Sacramento, CA from the following stations: Sacramento, CA. Arriving at Chicago, IL, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Chicago, IL. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Chicago, IL.

How many daily journeys are there from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL?

The route from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL is served by providers including Amtrak. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 3 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Sacramento, CA 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Sacramento, CA 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 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.