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Galesburg-Flagstaff Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Galesburg to Flagstaff. Traveling by train from Galesburg to Flagstaff usually takes around 29 hours and 6 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance1220 mi (1963 km)
Fastest train29h 6m
Lowest price£121.06
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Southwest Chief
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Galesburg to Flagstaff?

In the last month, £121.06 was the average price of a train ticket from Galesburg, IL to Flagstaff, AZ. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £65.24 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 Galesburg to Flagstaff by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for May. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £102 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Galesburg to Flagstaff in January, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £156 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 Galesburg to Flagstaff?

Amtrak Southwest Chief is the one and only train line which connects Galesburg, Illinois to Flagstaff, Arizona. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Southwest Chief11d 5h 7m£174.63

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Galesburg to Flagstaff 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 Galesburg to Flagstaff?

The distance between Galesburg and Flagstaff is approximately 1220 miles, or 1963 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 29 hours and 6 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 Galesburg to Flagstaff are the most crowded on Monday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Galesburg at 17:00 and arrives in Flagstaff around 29 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Galesburg to Flagstaff?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Flagstaff with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Flagstaff to Galesburg.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Galesburg?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Galesburg.

Where is the train station in Flagstaff?

Arrival stations

Flagstaff has one train station.

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