Boston, MA to Chicago, IL train

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Cheap train tickets from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Amtrak
12:5722h15
Back Bay station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2041One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Amtrak
12:5022h22
South Station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2041One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
12:5722h15
Back Bay station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2551One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
Amtrak
12:5022h22
South Station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2551One-way
1 change

Train timetableBoston, MA to Chicago, IL

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Amtrak
12:5022h22
South Station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
0 changes
Amtrak
12:5022h22
South Station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
1 change
Amtrak
12:5722h15
Back Bay station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
0 changes
Amtrak
12:5722h15
Back Bay station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
1 change

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Train times from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

22 h 15 m

Average

22 h 18 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

1368 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Boston, MA for Chicago, IL every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Amtrak
12:5722h15
Back Bay station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2041One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Amtrak
12:5722h15
Back Bay station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2551One-way
1 change
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
12:5022h22
South Station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2041One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Amtrak
12:5022h22
South Station, Boston, MA
10:12Union Station, Chicago, IL
£2551One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL

distanceDistance848 miles
durationAverage train duration22 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£175 (€198)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL cover the 848 miles long journey taking on average 22 h 15 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £175, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £91.

Train providers: Amtrak trains Boston, MA to Chicago, IL

Amtrak trains will get you between Boston, MA and Chicago, IL from £91. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Chicago, IL from Boston, MA, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 22 h 15 min
  • Cheapest Price: £91
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Boston, MA to Chicago, IL train

FAQs: Travel by train from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL can start from as little as £91 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Boston, MA to Chicago, IL is £175; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Chicago, IL from Boston, MA is on average 22 h 15 min   for the 848 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL leaves at 16: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL leaves at 17: 50.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL with Amtrak. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the journey from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month to travel from Boston, MA to Chicago, IL by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Chicago, IL from Boston, MA 3 different ways: coach, train or flight.

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