Amtrak Southwest Chief

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AMTRAK SOUTHWEST CHIEF SCHEDULES AND DETAILS

Southwest Chief is an Amtrak train route that runs across the United States.

Traveling through the Midwestern and Southwestern in the US, this route reaches eight American states.

The main cities that Southwest Chief stops are:

  • Los Angeles
  • Flagstaff
  • Albuquerque
  • Kansas City
  • Chicago

SOUTHWEST CHIEF ROUTE

The Southwest Chief route has daily trips connecting Chicago and Los Angeles.

The distance between both cities is 2265 miles or 3645 km.

The entire Amtrak Southwest Chief route has 31 train stops, and the journey takes 43 hours.

SOUTHWEST CHIEF SCHEDULES

Train Tickets from Los Angeles to Albuquerque

The Amtrak Southwest Chief timetable has at least three departures.

The cheapest fare is from $66, and the most expensive are up to $251.

This travel takes 20 hours.

Buy Train tickets from LA to Albuquerque

Train Tickets from Kansas City to Chicago

The Amtrak Southwest Chief timetable has at least two trains to Chicago.

The ticket fare is from $54, the cheapest one,

up to $70 the most expensive.

This journey takes 11 hours.

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Train Tickets from Chicago to Los Angeles

The Amtrak Southwest Chief timetable has at least four trains to LA.

The cheapest fare is from $141, and the most expensive are up to $338.

This trip takes 43 hours.

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SOUTHWEST CHIEF PRICES

Amtrak offers four types of ticket fare.

  • Saver: This fare is the cheapest train ticket available.
  • Value: It is more expensive than the Saver, but this option has some refund possibilities.
  • Flexible: The flexible fares allow full refunds when requested, without any fee.

You should decide which one fit better with your budget.

More information about types of train tickets fares.

SOUTHWEST CHIEF TICKET

Accommodations
Reserved Coach Class Seat Superliner Lower Level Coach Seat

Details:

  • Extra Legroom
  • Foot Rests and Leg Rests
  • Individual reading light
  • 120v electric outlets per seat
Amtrak Southwest Chief Roomette Amtrak Southwest Chief Roomette

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2 small suitcases

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 3'6 x 6'8 (1.1m x 2m)"
  • Lower Berth: 2'4 x 6'6 (72cm x 2m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
Superliner Bedroom Superliner Bedroom

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2 small suitcases
  • Some bedrooms can be combined to make a suite for 4 people.
  • In-room sink and vanity with enclosed toilet and shower.

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 6'6 x 7'6 (2m x 2.3m)"
  • Lower Berth: 3'4 x 6'3 (1m x 1.9m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
Superliner Bedroom Suite Superliner Bedroom Suite

Details:

  • This Amtrak Empire Builder Sleeper Car has two rooms combined.
  • Capacity: 4 Adults and up to 4 luggage.
  • In-room toilet: 2
  • In-room shower: 2

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 6'8 x 7'1 (2m x 2.1m)
  • Lower Berth: 3'4 x 6'0 (1m x 1.8m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
Superliner Family Bedroom Superliner Family Bedroom

It is an excellent option for family travel.

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2-3 suitcases. Restrooms and shower are nearby.

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 5'2 x 9'5 (1.6m x 2.9m)"

Lower Berth with ladder:

  • Upper Berth: 2'4 x 6'2 (72cm x 1.9m)
  • Lower Berth: 3'4 x 6'3 (1m x 1.9m)

2 Childs berths:

  • Upper Berth: 2'0 x 4'7 (61cm x 1.4m)
  • Lower Berth: 2'3 x 4'9 (69cm x 1.5m)
Superliner Accessible Bedroom accessible Superliner Accessible Bedroom

This sleeping accommodation has ample space for a wheelchair.

Details:

  • Accommodates 2 adults.
  • Capacity for 2 small suitcases.
  • In-room toilet and silk are separated from the room.
  • accessible By a curtain. Ample space for wheelchair.

Dimensions:

  • Each Room: 6'9 x 9'5 (2m x 2.9m)
  • Lower Berth: 2'4 x 6'6 (72cm x 2m)
  • Upper Berth with Ladder: 2.0 x 6'2 (61cm x 1.9m)
Facilities
  • Checked Baggage Service

    You can check your baggage free of charge.

    Amtrak allows up to two bags weighing 50 lbs - 75 linear inches (length + width +height)

  • Dining Car

    This car provides meals cooked on board by chefs for lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

  • Lounge Car

    The food service available in the Lounge Car is a great choice for short travel.

  • Pets Onboard

Amtrak allows pets Onboard.

You can bring your small cat or dog, up to 25 pounds, for $25.

It is allowed only for trips of up to seven hours.

For more information call 1-800-USA-RAIL or visit an Amtrak train station.

SOUTHWEST CHIEF STOPS

33 train stations are serving Southwest Chief Amtrak route.

You can find these terminals in one of them states:

  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • Colorados
  • New Mexico
  • Arizona
  • California

The main train stops are:

Chicago Union Station
Address: 225 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL - 60606

Chicago train station Phone: +1 800-872-7245

Features on Chicago Station

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Lounge
  • Elevator accessible
  • Quik-Trak kiosk
  • Payphone accessible
  • Wi-FiĀ®

Chicago Station Opening Hours and More Details

Albuquerque Train Station
Address: 320 1st Street SW
Albuquerque, NM - 87102

Albuquerque train station Phone: +1 800-872-7245

Features on Albuquerque

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Payphone accessible

Albuquerque Station Opening Hours and More Details

Los Angeles Union Station
Address: 800 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA - 90012

Los Angeles Station Phone: +1 800-872-7245

Features on LA Station

  • Enclosed Waiting Area
  • Restrooms accessible
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office accessible
  • Lounge
  • Elevator accessible
  • Quik-Trak kiosk

LA Union Station Opening Hours and More Details