Buy Train Tickets to Chicago
Chicago’s Train Station Essentials
Centered in America’s heartland, Chicago Union Station Is the Midwestern corridor gateway to a national network of trains connecting the continental United States.
- Amtrak WiFi
- Metropolitan Lounge
- More than 30 restaurants
- Many more accommodations as you wait to board your train
- Easy connection to the Metra system
- 5-minute walk to Skywalk Chicago at Willis Tower & Chicago Riverwalk
Amtrak’s Midwestern hub connects passengers not only to major cities in Illinois and to the surrounding states of Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin, but from coast-to-coast as well.
Take a look at the full list of Amtrak's Midwest train routes for the essential details on amenities, accommodations, menus, local guides, route highlights and much more.
Ready to go right now? Buy train tickets to Chicago on Amtrak.com, from the Amtrak app, at an Amtrak kiosk or from a ticketing agent at any Amtrak station.
Popular Train Routes to Chicago
- Advance purchase required a minimum of three (3) to fourteen (14) days prior to travel.
- Fares subject to availability.
- One child age 2 - 12 may accompany each adult at half fare.
- Valid for coach seats only; no upgrades permitted.
- Not combinable with any other discount offer.
- Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.
- Once travel has begun; no changes to the itinerary are permitted.
- Other restrictions may apply.
Plan Your Trip to Chicago and Save with These Discounts and Deals
Amtrak ticket deals can range from saving on business and coach class seats for booking early, buy one get one free ticket sales on select routes, discounted rates for traveling to major occasions around the country like Pride celebrations or sporting events, and so many more great deals that come and go throughout the year. Even without deals and promotions, an Amtrak train to Chicago can cost as little as $7 (e.g. from Hammond-Whiting, IN).
For the lowest prices Amtrak has to offer:
- Look through the everyday discounts for seniors, kids, passengers with disabilities, military, veterans and more
- Check out our deals, discounts, promotions, limited time offers
Looking to catch the latest Broadway shows in Chicago? If you’re an Amtrak Guest Rewards member, you can earn thousands of points by planning your Broadway trip through our car rental and hotel partners on trips.amtrak.com. With over 300,000 hotels and over 29,000 car rental locations to choose from in the network, Amtrak Guest Rewards simplifies the travel planning process without the hassle of scouring the web to plot out the details of your trip.
For the ultimate way to save time and money on your trip planning, Amtrak Vacations has package deals for vacation getaways including a 3-day Chicago Getaway starting at $359.
More Ways to Save
Take the Train to Chicago on Amtrak and Experience a Better Way to Travel
When it comes to having a great trip, the travel experience can make a world of difference. That’s why Amtrak is committed to being more than just your mode of transportation from point A to point B. Our unique offerings are dedicated to giving you a better way to travel. We're committed to your safety throughout the COVID-19 outbreak with enhanced cleaning protocols and expanded private room offerings on our routes to support physical distancing, and enforcement of face covering use for all employees and customers. Be sure to review the coronavirus safety measures and enforcement in Illinois before buying train tickets to Chicago.
the sights and sounds and sounds of America and enjoy sleeping and eating at your leisure.
America’s historic landmarks and national parks and step right onto the center of major cities.
wide seats, legroom, WiFi, power outlets and space for everything you can’t leave home without.
time, money and the environment with emissions standards that just keep on getting better.
Plan your train travel to Chicago and beyond and book your Amtrak tickets today.
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