Find train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago

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

Good to know

Cheapest day to travel

Sunday

Most expensive day to travel

Thursday

Average price (round-trip)

$63

Average price (one-way)

$25
Train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago are on average 16% less expensive on Sundays
Train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago are on average 39% more expensive on Thursdays
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Top tips for finding St. Louis to Chicago train tickets

  • The departure train station for the trains from St Louis to Chicago is the Gateway Station. Situated at 430 South 15th Street, it is a hub for intercity and local trains. Travelers can easily walk from the town center to the station. If you are coming from other areas, bus lines 10, 31, 40, 74, and 97 stop at the station. In addition, Metro MLB and MLR offer a ride from different areas to the station.  Passengers will find cash machines, payphones, Quik-Trak kiosks, ticket sale offices, and restrooms. There are also facilities for disabled persons like restrooms and elevators.
  • A ride on a train from St Louis to Chicago is an excellent way of experiencing the scenery between the two cities. Travelers get to experience the route and all its sightings hard to catch on planes. If you take a train from St Louis to Chicago, the train will place you in the middle of Chicago, saving you the hassle of commuting from the station to the city. If you wish to avoid traffic delays or to have to arrive a few hours before departure time for security checks, a train ride is a perfect way to travel.
  • Travel classes available for Amtrak from St. Louis to Chicago include first-class seating, business class, and coach class seating. First-class passengers get privileges like extra-wide one by two seats and extra widespread trays. Travelers get extra legroom and at-seat meal services alongside complimentary alcoholic and soft drinks. Business-class passengers get reclining extra-wide seats and complimentary soft drinks, while coach class seating comes with ample legroom and seats with curtains.
  • Amtrak from St Louis to Chicago restricts baggage. Each passenger can bring two carry-on items and two personal items. Personal items have to be under 26 pounds and smaller than 14*11*7 inches. Checked luggage has a limit of 28*22*11 inches and 50 pounds. Overweight bags have to be fit into standard-size bags. Each passenger can only bring two extra bags, which are charged per bag. If you have checked luggage, ensure to get to the station 45min before the scheduled journey time. Bags have to be stored under seats, in luggage compartments, space in train cars or overhead racks.
  • 25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from St. Louis to Chicago for $63 or less.
  • You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel in the evening.
  • The cheapest train from St. Louis to Chicago was found 77 days before departure, on average.

FAQs when traveling from St. Louis to Chicago by train

  • Are pets allowed on trains from St. Louis to Chicago?

    Most trains on the St Louis-Chicago route lets pets on board. However, Amtrak only allows five pets per train, and customers are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Pets have to be small cats and dogs weighing under 20 pounds. Pets have to be older than eight weeks, and passengers can confine them in carriers placed under their seats.

  • Is there a restaurant onboard for trains from St. Louis to Chicago?

    Amtrak on the St. Louis-Chicago route features a café that serves dining options ranging from light snacks to full-course meals. Meal options vary on trains, and customers get services regardless of their travel class.

  • Is there free Wi-Fi on trains from St. Louis to Chicago?

    Amtrak trains have Wi-Fi onboard and at the station to keep passengers entertained and connected along their journey.

  • What is the arrival train station for trains from St. Louis to Chicago?

    The arrival train station for trains on the St Louis-Chicago route is Chicago Union Station. Situated on Jackson and Canal Street, the station is a walkable distance to the city center. It features the Metropolitan Lounge, ATMs, restrooms, a ticket sales office, and vending machines. It has facilities to aid passengers with reduced mobility. Passengers with toddlers can find a lactation suite between the Lounge and the Baggage Claim Area. Travelers will find plenty of transfer options at the facility. Amtrak and Metra offer subway rides to and from the station. There are also CTA stations for Blue Line, Red Line, and Quincy lines. Greyhound buses can drop off and pick up passengers from the train station.

  • How long is a train journey to Chicago from St. Louis?

    The train journey from St. Louis to Chicago takes 5h 01m on average and covers a distance of 261 miles.

  • What train companies travel from St. Louis to Chicago?

    Amtrak is the only train operator serving this route.

  • How much does a train ticket from St. Louis to Chicago cost?

    The average price of a round-trip train ticket from St. Louis to Chicago is $64. In the last 3 days, the lowest price found by KAYAK users was $55.

Book Amtrak tickets from St. Louis to Chicago (round-trip)

4/24Wed
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4/25Thu
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$50
5/2Thu
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5/6Mon
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$50
4/24Wed
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
5/6Mon
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$50
4/24Wed
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
5/1Wed
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5h 03mZUN-ZSV
$50
4/20Sat
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4/23Tue
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5h 03mZUN-ZSV
$50
4/24Wed
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
4/24Wed
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5h 03mZUN-ZSV
$50
4/22Mon
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4/24Wed
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$50
5/19Sun
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
5/21Tue
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4h 46mZUN-ZSV
$50
5/1Wed
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
5/2Thu
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$50
4/24Wed
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
4/26Fri
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$55
4/17Wed
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
4/25Thu
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$55
4/20Sat
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4/25Thu
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$55
4/20Sat
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4/22Mon
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$55
4/16Tue
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
4/16Tue
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$60
4/21Sun
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4/22Mon
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$60
5/15Wed
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
5/17Fri
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4h 46mZUN-ZSV
$61
5/15Wed
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5h 05mZSV-ZUN
5/17Fri
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4h 46mZUN-ZSV
$61
4/18Thu
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
4/22Mon
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$66
4/16Tue
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
4/23Tue
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4h 46mZUN-ZSV
$66
5/17Fri
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
5/19Sun
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4h 59mZUN-ZSV
$66

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Book Amtrak tickets from St. Louis to Chicago (one-way)

5/8Wed
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5h 05mZSV-ZUN
$25
6/1Sat
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$25
5/12Sun
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
$25
7/25Thu
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$25
4/22Mon
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5h 05mZSV-ZUN
$25
5/2Thu
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$25
6/11Tue
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$25
4/24Wed
nonstopAmtrak
4h 55mZSV-ZUN
$25
5/22Wed
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5h 05mZSV-ZUN
$25
5/6Mon
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4h 55mZSV-ZUN
$25
5/18Sat
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$25
4/23Tue
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5h 05mZSV-ZUN
$25
5/1Wed
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5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$25
4/17Wed
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5h 05mZSV-ZUN
$30
4/21Sun
nonstopAmtrak
4h 55mZSV-ZUN
$30
6/21Fri
nonstopAmtrak
5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$36
4/26Fri
nonstopAmtrak
4h 55mZSV-ZUN
$43
4/19Fri
nonstopAmtrak
5h 03mZSV-ZUN
$51

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