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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Galesburg to Naperville. Traveling by train from Galesburg to Naperville usually takes around 3 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Illinois Zephyr train can make the trip in 2 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance128 mi (206 km)
Fastest train2h 9m
Lowest price£10.06
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Illinois Zephyr
Train lines3

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

In the last month, £13.80 was the average price of a train ticket from Galesburg, IL to Naperville, IL. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 £16.25 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£43£29£14MayMay

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Galesburg to Naperville will vary between £10 and £34. Planning a train trip to Naperville within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Galesburg over the next 7 days is £11. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

£36£29£22£14£7JJASONDJFMAM

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Galesburg to Naperville by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £15 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Galesburg to Naperville in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £19 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.

Prices as travel date approaches

£36£29£22£14£73020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Naperville from Galesburg will be about £16.25 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Galesburg to Naperville?

There are 3 train lines with service from Galesburg, Illinois to Naperville, Illinois. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak16h 43m£36.87
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr12h 10m£15.33
Amtrak Southwest Chief12h 12m£16.59
  • 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 Naperville every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £29.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Galesburg and Naperville is approximately 128 miles, or 206 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 9 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Galesburg to Naperville are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?

The earliest train departs Galesburg at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 07:00. 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 Naperville?

Trains leave the station in Galesburg twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Naperville faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Naperville to Galesburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Galesburg to Naperville for £50.68.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Galesburg?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Galesburg:

Other train stations in Galesburg:

  • 225 S Seminary St

Where is the train station in Naperville?

Arrival stations

Naperville has one train station:

Other train stations in Naperville:

  • 105 E Fourth Ave

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