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Galesburg-Albuquerque Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Galesburg to Albuquerque. Traveling by train from Galesburg to Albuquerque usually takes around 25 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Southwest Chief train can make the trip in 23 hours and 3 minutes.

Distance970 mi (1561 km)
Fastest train23h 3m
Lowest price£80.46
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

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

In the last month, £97.14 was the average price of a train ticket from Galesburg, IL to Albuquerque, NM. 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £68.63 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 Albuquerque by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £80 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Galesburg to Albuquerque in January, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £108 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 Albuquerque?

2 train services operate from Galesburg, Illinois to Albuquerque, New Mexico. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11d 4h 37m£131.45
Amtrak Southwest Chief123h 3m£142.49
  • 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 Albuquerque every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £114.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Galesburg to Albuquerque. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Galesburg to Albuquerque?

The distance between Galesburg and Albuquerque is approximately 970 miles, or 1561 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 25 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 3 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 Albuquerque are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Tuesday 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 17:00. 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 Albuquerque?

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 Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque 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 Albuquerque?

Arrival stations

Albuquerque has one train station.

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