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Travel guide Chicago–New York


What train companies operate the route from Chicago To New York?

Amtrak operates the route from Chicago to New York, on board a number of services. The Lake Shore Limited takes passengers directly from Chicago to New York, whilst the Capitol Limited transports passengers to either Pittsburgh, to transfer to Amtrak's Pennsylvanian service; or to Washington, to transfer to the Northeast Regional service.

What is the schedule for the train route from Chicago To New York?

One direct service operates per day from Chicago to New York: the Lake Shore Limited, which departs at 9:30pm. Alternatively, passengers can take the 6:40pm service to Pittsburgh to connect with the Pennsylvanian service. Finally, a service from Chicago to Washington operates at 6:40pm. From Washington, a number of connections are available to take passengers onward to New York.

What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Chicago To New York?

Trains depart from Chicago Union Station and arrive into New York Penn Station.

What distance is the train route from Chicago To New York?

From Chicago to New York, the distance is approximately 800 miles. The total distance covered by train depends on the service chosen.

How long does it take to travel from Chicago To New York by train?

When traveling on a direct service, the journey to New York takes a total of 19h53. When traveling on a service which requires a transfer, the journey time can depend on the time spent in the connecting city. If connecting in Pittsburgh, the journey should take 21h10. If connecting in Washington, the total travel time can vary from 22h51 to 24h.

What are the stops on the train route from Chicago To New York?

The direct service from Chicago to New York stops at over twenty stations on the journey to it's destination. These include: Waterloo, Bryan, Cleveland, Syracuse, Pittsfield, Worcester, Boston and Poughkeepsie.

Why should you travel by train from Chicago To New York?

Taking the direct service from city to city offers the chance to enjoy views of some of the USA's most beautiful shorelines: that of Lake Michigan, the Mohawk River and the Erie Canal. A number of seating options are available, from a reserved seat in coach class to a Viewliner Bedroom Suite. Catch some shut eye on a flat lying bed, and arrive at your destination refreshed and ready to explore.

What is there to see and do in New York?

New York is one of the world's most iconic destinations and is popular with both national and international visitors – so it's no surprise that there's plenty to see and do! From famous museums to vast green spaces such as Central Park, you'll never be bored in the City That Never Sleeps.

Explore Little Italy. For a taste of Italy in the USA, head to this New York neighborhood. Taste authentic Italian pizza and pasta; hit the local bars and indulge in some shopping.

See the sights. The Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty...the classic landmarks of New York city are all great ideas to add to your itinerary on your next city break.

Head to Times Square. Wildly popular, colorful and hectic, Times Square might be touristic – but it's also worth a visit for its neon lights, huge billboards and buzzing atmosphere.