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Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train

The journey from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train is 1,790.19 mi and takes 49 hr 41 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 11:09 AM and the last at 11:09 AM. It is possible to travel from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train for as little as $588.99 or as much as $588.99. The best price for this journey is $588.99.

Lowest Price$588.99
Journey Duration49 hr 41 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$588.99
Highest Price$588.99
First Departure11:09 AM
Last Departure11:09 AM
Distance1,790.19 mi
DepartureSacramento, CA
ArrivalChicago, IL
CarriersAmtrak

Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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

The cheapest train tickets from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL cost $588.99. On average, you can expect to spend around $588.99 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $588.99 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL.

How long does the journey from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL take by train?

The journey between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL by train is approximately 1,790.19 mi. It will take you more or less 49 hr 41 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL runs for about 1,790.19 mi and usually takes approximately 49 hr 41 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 49 hr 41 min. If you are trying to get from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL, which usually leaves at 11:09 AM. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 11:09 AM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first journey of the night departs from Sacramento, CA at 11:09 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 11:09 AM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Sacramento, CA 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.

Which stations can I use on the Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL route?

In Sacramento, CA, departure stations include . When you arrive in Chicago, IL, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . 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 departures from Sacramento, CA leave for Chicago, IL?

The route from Sacramento, CA 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 Sacramento, CA 1 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 0 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sacramento, CA 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 Sacramento, CA 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 Sacramento, CA - Chicago, IL train tickets can be found for as low as $118.05 if you’re lucky, or $341.20 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $964.33.

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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Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
201.67kg
Bus
216.08kg
Flight
576.21kg
Car
460.96kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL are 201.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL? By taking the train between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL you will save 374.54kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 14.41kg compared to a bus and 259.29kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL?
A train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL is $588.99. 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 $588.99.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL is $588.99. 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 Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL by train?
Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL is 1,790.19 mi.
How long does the train between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL take?
Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL is on average 49 hr 41 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 49 hr 41 min.
How many train connections per day go from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL?
Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL leave?
The earliest train from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL departs at 11:09 AM. 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 Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL depart?
The latest train from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL departs at 11:09 AM. 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 Sacramento, CA 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 $588.99 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.
From which stations can I leave from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Sacramento, CA to go to Chicago, IL. You can go from Sacramento Fruitridge Road, Sacramento Underpass Bus Loading Zone (2351 6th St) and Sacramento Midtown (29th/K) and you can arrive at O'Hare International Airport, Chicago/Rockford International Airport, Chicago Midway International Airport and Union Station.
What's the fastest journey time between Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL is 49 hr 41 min.
Is there a direct train from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sacramento, CA and Chicago, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL by train?
The train journey from Sacramento, CA to Chicago, IL creates 201.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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