Trip information

Departure: Boston, MA
Arrival: Chicago, IL
Fastest route: 21h 48min
Distance: 1573km
Cheapest route: $91
Transfers: 0
Train companies: Amtrak

Cheap train schedules leaving on Tuesday

One Passenger / One Trip


Boston, MA

Boston - South Station


Chicago, IL

Chicago - Union Station

21h 55min

Lake Shore Limited



Boston, MA

Boston - Back Bay


Chicago, IL

Chicago - Union Station

21h 48min

Lake Shore Limited



Traveling from Boston to Chicago by train

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Train information Boston - Chicago

The Boston - Chicago route has approximately 2 frequencies and its minimum duration is around 21h 48min. It is important you book your ticket in advance to avoid running out, since $91 tickets tend to run out quickly.
The distance between Boston and Chicago is around 1573 kilometers and bus companies that can help you in your journey are: Amtrak.

  • Trips per day 2
  • Direct trips 2

How long does it take to get from Boston to Chicago by train?

The train journey may vary depending on the stops. The minimum duration is usually around 21h 48min to cover 1573 kilometers.

I'm looking for cheap tickets for this route ...

According to our data, the cheapest ticket costs $91 and leaves Boston - South Station. You will not have to do any transfers, the trip will go direct to Chicago - Union Station.

  • Avg duration 21h 51min
  • Cheapest price $91

What time does the last train leave?

The last train leaves at 12:57pm from Boston - Back Bay and arrives at 9:45am at Chicago - Union Station. It will take 21h 48min, its price is $91 and the number of changes will be 0.

Are there any direct routes between Boston and Chicago?

Yes, there are direct train routes, their duration is usually around 21h 55min and the price is $91.

  • Last train 12:57pm
  • Transfers 0

What are the train stations in Boston?

  • Boston - Back Bay
  • Boston - South Station

What are the train stations in Chicago?

  • Chicago - Union Station
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