The distance between Carbondale to Normal is 193.05 miles or 310.60 km. A train trip from Carbondale to Normal typically takes 9 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Normal faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 13 minutes to get from Carbondale to Normal.
Going from Carbondale to Normal by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Monday trains from Carbondale to Normal are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Normal. One train carrier operates regular service on the Carbondale to Normal route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Carbondale to Normal, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Carbondale to Normal, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Carbondale to Normal, which start at $29.06.
Amtrak train tickets from Carbondale to Normal start from $43.59, and on average cost $67.81. Daily there are 8 Amtrak schedules to Normal. Amtrak in Carbondale leaves from 401 S Illinois Ave, And in Normal trains arrive at Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir,
From Carbondale to Normal train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Normal faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 13 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $67.78 for a one-way train ticket to Normal.