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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Galesburg to Phoenix. Traveling by train from Galesburg to Phoenix usually takes around 64 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 64 hours and 38 minutes.

Distance1297 mi (2088 km)
Fastest train64h 38m
Lowest price£154.81
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Price trends for trains from Galesburg to Phoenix

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Galesburg to Phoenix?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Galesburg, Illinois to Phoenix, 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
Amtrak12d 16h 54m£199.42
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from Galesburg to Phoenix every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £155.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Galesburg to Phoenix 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Galesburg to Phoenix?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Galesburg to Phoenix, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Galesburg to Phoenix?

The distance between Galesburg and Phoenix is approximately 1297 miles, or 2088 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 64 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 64 hours and 38 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 Phoenix 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 Saturday 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 07:00 and arrives in Phoenix around 64 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Galesburg to Phoenix?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

Arrival stations

Phoenix receives travelers from Galesburg at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Phoenix:

  • Sky Harbor Apt, Terminal 4 Arrivals, Door 3

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