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Travel guide Omaha–Chicago


What train companies operate the route from Omaha to Chicago?

This journey is operated solely by Amtrak’s California Zephyr service.

What is the schedule for the train route from Omaha to Chicago?

California Zephyr trains depart everyday at 5:14 AM.

What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Omaha to Chicago?

Trains depart from Amtrak Omaha Station and arrive in Chicago’s Union Station.

What distance is the train route from Omaha to Chicago?

The total distance covered by this route is nearly 500 miles.

How long does it take to travel from Omaha to Chicago by train?

The estimated time of travel is 9 hours 36 minutes.

What are the stops on the train route from Omaha to Chicago?

Intermediate stops passed along this journey include Creston Station, Osceola Station, Ottumwa Station, Mount Pleasant Station, Burlington Station, Amtrak Galesburg Station, Princeton Station, and Naperville Station.

Why should you travel by train from Omaha to Chicago?

Travelers who chose this route will arrive in downtown Chicago just before dinner time and won’t need to bother finding and paying for an expensive parking spot.

What is there to see and do in Chicago?

Chicago is a very friendly town full of fun activities. A trip up to the Wrigleyville and/or Lincoln Park areas is highly recommended, as these neighborhood offer a cozy neighborhood feel while still being part of the big city--there are plenty of quaint pubs, restaurants, and cafes with a fun vibe. Baseball fans should catch a Cubs home game at historic Wrigley field (featured in several famous movies).