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What train companies travel to Alton, Illinois?

Located in Illinois, Alton is accessible by train from 34 other cities. You can choose from 98 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Alton on Wanderu. Amtrak Lincoln Service usually has the most trains on any given day.

Train companies serving Alton

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Texas Eagle253h 38m€31.69
Amtrak1720h 23m€109.94
Amtrak Lincoln Service103h 12m€22.95

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Alton?

€3.30 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Alton, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Alton. In the last month, trains from Carlinville to Alton had the lowest average price at €5.19.

Where is the train station in Alton, IL?

The main train station in Alton is Multi-Modal Transportation Center. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Alton.

Which train service has the best service to Alton?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Alton by train with Amtrak giving them a 5 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Alton taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Alton punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Lincoln Service has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Alton, rating them a 4.5 based on their on time arrivals.

Is Alton a popular train travel destination?

Alton ranks number 10 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 310 in United States. Alton ranks number 5 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Alton via train service. On average 70 direct daily train trips serve Alton.

What is the population of Alton?

The population of Alton is 27003. Alton ranks number 13 in terms of population in Illinois and number 449 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Alton cost?

Train tickets to Alton range from €3 for a short trip to Alton, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Alton starts at , and a longer trip by train to Alton can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as €3 .

What type of traveler does Alton attract?

People who take the train to Alton are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Alton easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Alton?

The closest train station to the city center of Alton is Multi-Modal Transportation Center, located just 2.3 miles away. Select Multi-Modal Transportation Center as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Alton. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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