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Best price 311.10
Journey duration 28 h 21 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 09:31
Last departure 09:31
Distance 1573 km

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL?

On average, a train ticket from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL will cost you 249.62. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 169.70. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Trains from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL

How long does the journey from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL take by train?

The distance between Austin, TX and Chicago, IL is approximately 1573. In general, it will take you about 28 h 21 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly.

What time are the departures from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL?

The first departure of the night from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL leaves at 02:31, while the last journey sets out at 09:31. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Austin, TX and Chicago, IL. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Austin, TX to Chicago, IL route?

You can depart from Austin, TX at stations such as Austin, TX. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Chicago, IL at the following stations: Chicago, IL. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Austin, TX and Chicago, IL. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL?

The route from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL is served by providers including amtrak. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 2 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Austin, TX 1.5 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Austin, TX to Chicago, IL, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1.5 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.