Find train tickets from Chicago to New York

CHI — NYC
May 11 — May 181
1 adult
Sat 5/11
Sat 5/18

Good to know

Cheapest day to travel

Saturday

Most expensive day to travel

Tuesday

Average price (round-trip)

$184

Average price (one-way)

$101
Train tickets from Chicago to New York are on average 3% less expensive on Saturdays
Train tickets from Chicago to New York are on average 9% more expensive on Tuesdays
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Top tips for finding Chicago to New York train tickets

  • Taking a train from Chicago to New York offers travelers a chance to experience the beautiful shorelines of Lake Michigan, Erie Canal, and Mohawk River. A train from Chicago to New York places visitors in the middle of the city, saving you the hassle of commuting from the station to the city. Trains are a great way of traveling if you wish to avoid heavy traffic like on roads or arriving hours before the journey for security checks like with flights. If you book tickets earlier, trains are a lot cheaper than flights.
  • First-class seating is only available on Acela from Chicago to New York. Privileges include spacious one-by-two seating, power outlets for charging phones, and extra-wide tray tables. Trains from Chicago to New York. Business-class seating offers extra legroom and complimentary drinks. Travelers with reserved seating in coach class get seats in the upper level and panoramic views of the route. It also offers extra legroom, seats with curtains, and leg rests.
  • The departure train station for trains from Chicago to New York is the Chicago Union Station. It lies on 22 S Canal Street. If you are coming from Chicago, you can easily walk to the station. Travelers coming from other areas can take the CTA or Greyhound buses to the station. The station houses a food court, restrooms, luggage storage facilities, and ticket sales office. It also features the metropolitan lounge, where travelers can sit while waiting for rides. There are plenty of elevators for persons with disabilities to access the station.
  • Trains from Chicago to New York allow travelers to have checked luggage and carry-on baggage. Ensure your luggage has a tag with your name and address outside the bag. There are free tags available at the departure train station. Luggage has to be checked at least 45min before the departure time. Personal items have a limit of two bags under 26 pounds and 14*11*7 inches in size. Carry-on bags have to be under 50 pounds and 28*22*11 inches in size. Overweight bags have to be repacked to fit 50 pounds bags, and travelers can only have two excess bags charged per bag.
  • 25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from Chicago to New York for $195 or less.
  • The cheapest train from Chicago to New York was found 89 days before departure, on average.

FAQs when traveling from Chicago to New York by train

  • Are pets allowed on trains from Chicago to New York?

    Amtrak allows travelers to bring pets onboard, provided they weigh under 20 pounds. However, they do not allow pets on board for journeys more than seven hours. Since the Chicago to New York train ride takes longer, pets are not allowed on board for this route.

  • What is the arrival train station for trains from Chicago to New York?

    The arrival train station for trains from Chicago to New York is New York Penn Station. It lies next to Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Times Square. The station houses a train hall, and travelers can find free Wi-Fi at the station. It has entrances on W.31st Street, W. 33rd Street, and 8th avenue. It features baggage storage, restrooms, a food court, and a premium lounge. There are lactation rooms and elevators from the concourse to the platforms for passengers with disabilities. Travelers will get transfers from the station to New York through subway lines 1, 2, 3, and A, C, E, or taxi rides.

  • Is there free Wi-Fi on trains from Chicago to New York?

    Amtrak trains have free Wi-Fi on the train and at the station for customers to stay connected and entertained.

  • Is there a restaurant on board for trains from Chicago to New York?

    Amtrak from Chicago to New York offers a café with a wide selection of meals for all travelers. First-class passengers get in-seat services and high-end alcoholic drinks.

  • How long is a train journey to New York from Chicago?

    The train journey from Chicago to New York takes 21h 01m on average and covers a distance of 710 miles.

  • What train companies travel from Chicago to New York?

    Amtrak is the only train operator serving this route.

Book Amtrak tickets from Chicago to New York (round-trip)

8/6Tue
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27h 28mZUN-ZYP
8/9Fri
nonstopAmtrak
28h 15mZYP-ZUN
$180
6/27Thu
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27h 28mZUN-ZYP
6/30Sun
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$180
6/27Thu
nonstopAmtrak
27h 28mZUN-ZYP
6/30Sun
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$180
8/6Tue
nonstopAmtrak
27h 28mZUN-ZYP
8/9Fri
nonstopAmtrak
28h 15mZYP-ZUN
$180
5/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/21Tue
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$180
5/15Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/17Fri
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$201
7/27Sat
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
7/30Tue
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
4/30Tue
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/5Sun
nonstopAmtrak
28h 15mZYP-ZUN
$202
5/5Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/25Sat
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
6/17Mon
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20h 12mZUN-ZYP
6/20Thu
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
5/1Wed
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20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/8Wed
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
4/17Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
4/24Wed
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/4Sat
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
4/17Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
4/24Wed
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
5/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/4Sat
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
4/17Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/3Fri
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
4/30Tue
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/3Fri
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
6/9Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
6/11Tue
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
5/18Sat
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/21Tue
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$202
5/24Fri
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
5/31Fri
nonstopAmtrak
19h 32mZYP-ZUN
$218

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Book Amtrak tickets from Chicago to New York (one-way)

7/25Thu
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
6/2Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
6/27Thu
nonstopAmtrak
27h 28mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/15Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
6/2Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
7/15Mon
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
7/15Mon
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/5Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
4/17Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/5Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
4/17Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/15Wed
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
4/30Tue
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
6/17Mon
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/25Sat
nonstopAmtrak
27h 28mZUN-ZYP
$90
6/17Mon
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90
5/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
20h 12mZUN-ZYP
$90

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