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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Kankakee to Homewood. Traveling by train from Kankakee to Homewood usually takes around 28 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Illini Service train can make the trip in 27 minutes.

Distance32 mi (51 km)
Fastest train0h 27m
Lowest price$7.02
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Illini Service
Train lines3

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

In the last month, $7.02 was the average price of a train ticket from Kankakee, IL to Homewood, 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 2 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $1.49 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Kankakee to Homewood by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around C$8 whenever you decide to board the train to Homewood.

Which train should you take from Kankakee to Homewood?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak City of New Orleans10h 29m$7.65
Amtrak Illini Service10h 27m$7.02
Amtrak Saluki10h 29m$7.58

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kankakee to Homewood 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 Homewood?

The distance between Kankakee and Homewood is approximately 32 miles, or 51 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Homewood.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kankakee to Homewood are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Sunday 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 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Homewood?

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from Homewood 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 Homewood?

Arrival stations

Homewood has one train station.

Need a return trip from Homewood to Kankakee?

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