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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Provo to Princeton. Traveling by train from Provo to Princeton usually takes around 37 hours, but the fastest Amtrak California Zephyr train can make the trip in 30 hours and 58 minutes.

Distance1161 mi (1868 km)
Fastest train31h 0m
Lowest price$197.27
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Provo to Princeton?

2 train services operate from Provo, Utah to Princeton, Illinois. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak21d 16h 46m$218.59
Amtrak California Zephyr11d 6h 59m$220.41
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Provo to Princeton every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $197.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Provo to Princeton 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 Provo to Princeton?

The distance between Provo and Princeton is approximately 1161 miles, or 1868 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 37 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 30 hours and 58 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Provo to Princeton are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday 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 Provo at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 Provo to Princeton?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Provo to Princeton. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Princeton to Provo.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Provo?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Provo.

Where is the train station in Princeton?

Arrival stations

Princeton has one train station.

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