Train Birmingham AL - Chicago IL

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Travel information

Train Ticket Price: $178
Avg. Train Duration: 42h 21m
Train Companies: Amtrak
Daily Trains: 2
Trains depart from: Birmingham
Trains arrive in: Chicago

Information about the train from Birmingham to Chicago. The train is one of the safest modes of transportation in existence, and offers a comfortable atmosphere for you to relax on your journey from Birmingham to Chicago. Best of all, getting from Birmingham to Chicago is budget-friendly, with train tickets starting at just $178. This is an estimate, so please contact the train ticket seller directly for precise information.


According to our database there is a direct train route between Birmingham and Chicago. Book now to not miss out! Take a look at the available schedules and use the calendar to choose your preferred travel date(s).


Tickets and schedules

Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Chicago, IL - Union Station (CHI)

42h 21m



Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Chicago, IL - Union Station (CHI)

43h 36m



Frequently asked questions

How can I get cheap train tickets to go from Birmingham to Chicago?

If you want to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Chicago we recommend that you book in advance as the best Amtrak tickets sell out fast.The cheapest ticket is usually $178 and the most expensive one to go to Chicago is approximately $196. .

What time is the first train from Birmingham?

The first train leaves at 14:24 from Birmingham and costs $196 while the last one arriving at Chicago costs $178 and it is at 10:00.

What companies can help me on my trip?

The companies that can help you are: Amtrak.

How can I get ticket refund on Amtrak?

Each company has its rules and depending on the ticket, price, and offer different refund policies apply. We recommend that you contact the company where you bought the ticket to get a solution.

How far is Birmingham from Chicago?

The approximate distance between the two places is 1081 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 42h 21m.

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