Duration 22h 5m
Distance 793.9 miles
Average price $120
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Chicago and New York takes 22h 5m and the fastest train takes 19h 53m. There is at least one train per day from Chicago to New York. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Chicago Union Station
  2. New York
20h 5m
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$95 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20h 5m.

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The distance between Chicago and New York is 715 miles. The road distance is 793.9 miles.

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Chicago to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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New York is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 7:20 AM in Chicago and 8:20 AM in New York.

There are 2345+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and New York?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago to New York once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 20h 5m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140

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