Trip information

Departure: Washington, DC
Arrival: Chicago, IL
Fastest route: 17h 40min
Distance: 1100km
Cheapest route: $81
Transfers: 0
Train companies: Amtrak

Cheap train schedules leaving on Tuesday

One Passenger / One Trip


Washington, DC

Washington - Union Station


Chicago, IL

Chicago - Union Station

17h 40min

Capitol Limited



Traveling from Washington to Chicago by train

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Train information Washington - Chicago

The Washington - Chicago route has approximately 1 frequencies and its minimum duration is around 17h 40min. It is important you book your ticket in advance to avoid running out, since $81 tickets tend to run out quickly.
The distance between Washington and Chicago is around 1100 kilometers and bus companies that can help you in your journey are: Amtrak.

  • Trips per day 1
  • Direct trips 2

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

The train journey may vary depending on the stops. The minimum duration is usually around 17h 40min to cover 1100 kilometers.

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

According to our data, the cheapest ticket costs $81 and leaves Washington - Union Station. You will not have to do any transfers, the trip will go direct to Chicago - Union Station.

  • Avg duration 17h 40min
  • Cheapest price $81

What time does the last train leave?

The last train leaves at 4:05pm from Washington - Union Station and arrives at 8:45am at Chicago - Union Station. It will take 17h 40min, its price is $81 and the number of changes will be 0.

Are there any direct routes between Washington and Chicago?

Yes, there are direct train routes, their duration is usually around 17h 40min and the price is $81.

  • Last train 4:05pm
  • Transfers 0

What are the train stations in Washington?

  • Washington - Union Station

What are the train stations in Chicago?

  • Chicago - Union Station
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