La Grange to Quincy train

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La Grange - Quincy Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

3 trains operate daily from La Grange to Quincy. The train trip from La Grange to Quincy is usually about 6 hours and 29 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Carl Sandburg train can get you there in as little as 4 hours and 3 minutes.

Distance226 mi (363 km)
Fastest train4h 3m
Lowest price£19.58
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Carl Sandburg
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from La Grange to Quincy

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




21 October 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

Pros: Ride was smooth. Employees were great! Cons: I thought it was great. Tips: Bring a blanket if it feels cool I needed it but my husband was fine without.



29 January 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

Pros: It was warm, clean, easy, and priced very well. Cons: nothing. Tips: No.



16 July 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

Pros: I would recommend you to family and friends. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Not right now.

What is the price of a train ticket from La Grange to Quincy?

In the last month, £23.88 was the average price of a train ticket from La Grange to Quincy. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 8 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £13.18 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

You can find the lowest prices on this route during May. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from La Grange to Quincy, with the average price at just £28. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to £41. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Which train should you take from La Grange to Quincy?

There are 3 train lines with service from La Grange to Quincy. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak114h 18m£28.34
Amtrak Carl Sandburg14h 3m£24.47
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr14h 3m£37.19
  • 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 La Grange to Quincy every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £22.

  • The Amtrak Carl Sandburg, named after the Pulitzer-winning author, is a sister service to the Illinois Zephyr. Both operate daily services between Chicago and Quincy with additional stops in Naperville and Kewanee. Whether you buy a coach class or business class ticket, you'll have plenty of legroom and complimentary WiFi, plus access to refreshments at the onboard cafe.

  • The Illinois Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak, running between Quincy and Chicago. Taking the train from La Grange to Quincy is a comfortable option, and tickets on this route cost on average. The Illinois Zephyr and its sister train, the Carl Sandburg, serve one of Amtrak's most popular lines. The train features amenities such as airline-style coach seating, a cafe on board, power outlets, restrooms, and Wi-Fi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between La Grange and Quincy is approximately 226 miles, or 363 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 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.

Trains departing from La Grange to Quincy tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs La Grange at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Quincy. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Quincy to La Grange.

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in La Grange?

Main departure station: 25 W Burlington Ave

There is one train station in La Grange.

All train stations in La Grange:

  • 25 W Burlington Ave

Where is the train station in Quincy?

Main arrival station: N 30th St and Wisman Ln

Quincy has one train station.

Train stations in Quincy:

  • N 30th St and Wisman Ln

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