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There are 2 daily trains from Galesburg to Colorado Springs. Traveling by train from Galesburg to Colorado Springs usually takes around 26 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 21 hours and 22 minutes.
|Distance||779 mi (1254 km)|
|Fastest train||21h 22m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Galesburg to Colorado Springs?
In the last month, £78.11 was the average price of a train ticket from Galesburg, IL to Colorado Springs, CO. 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 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £17.04 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Galesburg to Colorado Springs by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £78 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Galesburg to Colorado Springs in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £126 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 Colorado Springs?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Galesburg, Illinois to Colorado Springs, Colorado. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||2||1d 2h 9m||£101.24|
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 Galesburg to Colorado Springs every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £78.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Galesburg to Colorado Springs 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 Colorado Springs?
How long is the train journey from Galesburg to Colorado Springs?
The distance between Galesburg and Colorado Springs is approximately 779 miles, or 1254 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 26 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 21 hours and 22 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 Colorado Springs are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Galesburg at 16:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. 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 Galesburg to Colorado Springs?
Trains leave the station in Galesburg twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. 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 change 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 Colorado Springs to Galesburg.
Where is the train station in Galesburg?
There is one train station in Galesburg.
Where is the train station in Colorado Springs?
Colorado Springs has one train station.
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