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Journey duration 28 h 37 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 13:45
Last departure 13:45
Distance 1573 km

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

When you're traveling from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 178.74. You might be able to find prices as low as 169.70, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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Trains from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX

How long will it take me to travel from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX by train?

The journey from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX covers a distance of 1573. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 28 h 37 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 28 h 37 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do the first and last departures from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX leave?

The first daily departure from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX leaves at 06:45, while the last journey of the day sets out at 13:45. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Chicago, IL and Austin, TX. 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 Chicago, IL to Austin, TX route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Chicago, IL and Austin, TX. You can start your journey in Chicago, IL at stations such as Chicago, IL. These connect to stations including Austin, TX in Austin, TX. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX.

How many journeys from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX using companies such as amtrak. Combined, these providers offer an average of 1.5 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 2 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 1.5 direct connections from Chicago, IL to Austin, TX each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.