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Kankakee - Centralia Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Kankakee to Centralia. Traveling by train from Kankakee to Centralia usually takes around 2 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Saluki train can make the trip in 2 hours and 53 minutes.

Distance191 mi (308 km)
Fastest train2h 53m
Lowest price$25.51
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak City of New Orleans
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Kankakee to Centralia?

In the last month, $25.51 was the average price of a train ticket from Kankakee, IL to Centralia, IL. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $6.38 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Kankakee to Centralia by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$27 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Kankakee to Centralia in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$55 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Kankakee to Centralia?

There are 3 train lines with service from Kankakee, Illinois to Centralia, Illinois. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak City of New Orleans13h 0m$49.12
Amtrak Illini Service12h 54m$28.70
Amtrak Saluki12h 53m$28.70

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kankakee to Centralia during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Kankakee to Centralia?

The distance between Kankakee and Centralia is approximately 191 miles, or 308 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 53 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kankakee to Centralia are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Kankakee at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Kankakee to Centralia?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Kankakee to Centralia.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Centralia to Kankakee.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kankakee?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Kankakee.

Where is the train station in Centralia?

Arrival stations

Centralia has one train station.

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