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Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train

The journey from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train is 1,734.74 mi and takes 49 hr 52 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:50 AM and the last at 4:55 PM. It is possible to travel from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train for as little as $339.98 or as much as $524.31. The best price for this journey is $339.98.

Lowest Price$339.98
Journey Duration49 hr 52 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$339.98
Highest Price$524.31
First Departure8:50 AM
Last Departure4:55 PM
Distance1,734.74 mi
DepartureSeattle, WA
ArrivalChicago, IL
CarriersAmtrak

Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL cost?

The prices for train tickets from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL will cost $339.98. The average train ticket price is approximately $432.15. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for train tickets from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $432.15. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train?

With a distance of 1,734.74 mi between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL, it will usually take 49 hr 52 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 49 hr 52 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL covers a distance of 1,734.74 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 49 hr 52 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 45 hr 50 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 Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Seattle, WA at 8:50 AM, and the last departure will leave at 4:55 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 Seattle, WA 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL, which usually leaves at 8:50 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 4:55 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Seattle, WA by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Chicago, IL. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Seattle, WA or in Chicago, IL, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Seattle, WA leave for Chicago, IL?

If you want to get from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 1 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 1 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Seattle, WA 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 Seattle, WA 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL

The cheapest Seattle, WA - Chicago, IL train tickets can be found for as low as $137.88 if you’re lucky, or $287.24 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $409.86.

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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Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
195.43kg
Bus
209.38kg
Flight
558.36kg
Car
446.69kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL are 195.43kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL? By taking the train between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL you will save 362.93kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 13.95kg compared to a bus and 251.26kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL?
A train ticket from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL is $432.15. 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 $339.98.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL is $339.98. 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 Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL by train?
Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL is 1,734.74 mi.
How long does the train between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL take?
Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL is on average 49 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 45 hr 50 min.
How many train connections per day go from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL?
Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL leave?
The earliest train from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL departs at 8:50 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 Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL depart?
The latest train from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL departs at 4:55 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 Seattle, WA 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 $339.98 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 Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL?
There are 2 station(s) that you can depart from Seattle, WA to go to Chicago, IL. You can go from Seattle 6th Ave / Lane St and SEA Airport 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 Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL is 45 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct train from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL?
Yes, there is a direct train between Seattle, WA and Chicago, IL.
What are the CO2 emissions for Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL by train?
The train journey from Seattle, WA to Chicago, IL creates 195.43kg of CO2 emissions.

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