How to get to Rantoul by train
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What train companies travel to Rantoul, Illinois?
Located in Illinois, Rantoul is accessible by train from 4 other cities. You can choose from 6 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Rantoul on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.
Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Rantoul are also available..
Train companies serving Rantoul
|Amtrak Illini Service
Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.
Since 1973, Amtrak's Illini Service has provided reliable train transportation to 11 Illinois cities. The Illini operates as an evening commuter train from Chicago to Carbondale, while its sister train, the Amtrak Saluki, runs the morning route. Commuters rely on this service as a safe and convenient transportation option every day. Each train offers WiFi and power outlets, plus a cafe car and business class seating. Illini trains meet the highest federal standard for reducing emissions, with up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions.
Since its inception in 2006, the Amtrak Saluki line has offered daily train trips between Chicago and Carbondale. The Amtrak Saluki operates along 500 kilometers of railroad, stopping at numerous midwestern towns like Kankakee, Rantoul, and Effingham. The trains on this line are equipped with onboard WiFi, power outlets, air conditioning, and a cafe car, with the option to upgrade to business class seating. This line is known for using trains that produce 90% fewer carbon emissions than other trains, meaning that your trip is green as well as convenient.
Which train carrier has the best service to Rantoul?
Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Rantoul by train with Amtrak Illini Service giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5.
Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Illini Service had the most comfortable train service to Rantoul taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Illini Service offers. They rate Amtrak Illini Service a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.
If you are looking to arrive to Rantoul punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Illini Service has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Rantoul, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.
Frequently Asked Questions
The main train station in Rantoul is W Sangamon and N Kentucky Aves. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Rantoul.
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