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Galesburg-Kansas City Train Timetable
There is one daily train from Galesburg to Kansas City. Traveling by train from Galesburg to Kansas City usually takes around 4 hours and 34 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||257 mi (413 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 34m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Southwest Chief|
What is the price of a train ticket from Galesburg to Kansas City?
In the last month, £38.82 was the average price of a train ticket from Galesburg, IL to Kansas City, MO. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £21.57 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Galesburg to Kansas City by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £40 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Galesburg to Kansas City in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £51 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
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 19 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Kansas City from Galesburg will be about £21.57 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Galesburg to Kansas City?
Amtrak Southwest Chief is the one and only train line which connects Galesburg, Illinois to Kansas City, Missouri. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Southwest Chief||1||4h 34m||£53.68|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Galesburg to Kansas City 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 Kansas City?
The distance between Galesburg and Kansas City is approximately 257 miles, or 413 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 34 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 Kansas City 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?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Galesburg at 17:00 and arrives in Kansas City around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Galesburg to Kansas City?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Kansas City 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 Kansas City to Galesburg.
Where is the train station in Galesburg?
There is one train station in Galesburg:
Other train stations in Galesburg:
225 S Seminary St
Where is the train station in Kansas City?
Kansas City has one train station:
Other train stations in Kansas City:
Union Station - 30 W Pershing Rd
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