COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Trains from Quincy to Mendota

Lowest Prices

We partner with the top coach & train carriers to bring you the best deals.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Quincy - Mendota Train Timetable

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Quincy to Mendota. Traveling by train from Quincy to Mendota usually takes around 2 hours and 39 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance164 mi (263 km)
Fastest train2h 39m
Lowest price£17.94
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Carl Sandburg
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Quincy to Mendota?

2 train services operate from Quincy to Mendota. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carl Sandburg12h 39m£21.61
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr12h 39m£31.04
  • Amtrak Carl Sandburg

    Amtrak Carl Sandburg

    Amtrak Carl Sandburg train tickets from Quincy to Mendota start from £18, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carl Sandburg schedules to Mendota. Amtrak Carl Sandburg in Quincy leaves from N 30th St and Wisman Ln . And in Mendota trains arrive at 783 Main St .

    From Quincy to Mendota train travel on Amtrak Carl Sandburg takes 2 hours and 39 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Mendota on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carl Sandburg scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Quincy.

  • Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

    Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

    The Illinois Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak, running between Quincy and Chicago. Taking the train from Quincy to Mendota 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

Is it safe to travel by train from Quincy to Mendota 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 Quincy to Mendota?

The distance between Quincy and Mendota is approximately 164 miles, or 263 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 39 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 departing from Quincy to Mendota 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 Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Quincy at 06:00 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 Quincy to Mendota?

Trains leave the station in Quincy twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Mendota with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Quincy?

Main departure station: N 30th St and Wisman Ln

There is one train station in Quincy.

All train stations in Quincy:

  • N 30th St and Wisman Ln

Where is the train station in Mendota?

Main arrival station: 783 Main St

Mendota has one train station.

Train stations in Mendota:

  • 783 Main St

Need a return trip from Mendota to Quincy?

Search Train Tickets

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book coaches and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

Available on iOS & Android