Cheap train tickets from Summit, IL to Carbondale, IL

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How much are train tickets from Summit, IL to Carbondale, IL?

Lowest Price$111.86
Fastest10h 42m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Summit, IL to Carbondale, IL?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Summit to Carbondale is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Summit to Carbondale was $111.86. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Summit, IL to Carbondale, IL?

The distance between Summit and Carbondale is approximately 290.50 miles, or 467.40 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 10 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 42 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Summit to Carbondale?

On Monday trains from Summit to Carbondale 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Summit to Carbondale?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Summit to Carbondale route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Summit to Carbondale, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Summit to Carbondale, 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.

One train company connects Summit to Carbondale

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Summit to Carbondale start from $111.86, and on average cost $123.05. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Carbondale. Amtrak in Summit leaves from Archer Ave and S Center Ave, And in Carbondale trains arrive at 401 S Illinois Ave,

From Summit to Carbondale train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 42 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Carbondale on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $134.23 for a one-way weekend reservation from Summit.

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Avg. Time
10h 42m
Avg. Price
$123.05
There is one train station from which trains depart Summit on their way to Carbondale:
  • Archer Ave and S Center Ave
There is one train station where trains from Summit arrive in Carbondale:
  • 401 S Illinois Ave