Train Chicago IL - Marshalltown IA

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Travel information

Information about the train from Chicago to Marshalltown. 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 Chicago to Marshalltown. Best of all, getting from Chicago to Marshalltown is budget-friendly, with train tickets starting at just $38. This is an estimate, so please contact the train ticket seller directly for precise information.


According to our database, the best route to go from Chicago to Marshalltown is through Ottumwa. Take a look at the route we propose for this trip. We show you all available schedules for each train trip.


Tickets and schedules

Step 1

Chicago, IL - Union Station (CHI)

Ottumwa, IA (OTM)

4h 53m



Step 2
Train from Ottumwa IA to Marshalltown IA

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Frequently asked questions

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

If you want to get cheap train tickets from Chicago to Marshalltown we recommend that you book in advance as the best Amtrak tickets sell out fast.The cheapest ticket is usually $38 and the most expensive one to go to Marshalltown is approximately $47. .Remember that you must also add the cost of the journey: Ottumwa -> Marshalltown

What time is the first train from Chicago?

The first trains for the route we propose are:
Chicago -> Ottumwa: 14:00
Ottumwa -> Marshalltown: -

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.

Why do I see more than one step on the route Chicago - Marshalltown?

In Goticket we try to give a solution for every trip the user asks. Sometimes is not possible but we do our best to group different train direct routes to in order to create a multi-step journey that satisfies the user. This is the route we recommend::
1.- Chicago -> Ottumwa
2.- Ottumwa -> Marshalltown

How far is Chicago from Marshalltown?

The approximate distance between the two places is 506 km. With the route we propose, it will take approximately 4h 53m (plus the time it takes to you to make: Ottumwa -> Marshalltown).

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