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What train companies travel to Pontiac, Illinois?

Located in Illinois, Pontiac is accessible by train from 5 other cities. You can choose from 17 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Pontiac on Wanderu. Amtrak Lincoln Service usually has the most trains on any given day.

Train companies serving Pontiac

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak847h 12m€63.00
Amtrak Texas Eagle111h 46m€27.16
Amtrak Lincoln Service91h 32m€16.15
  • 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.

  • Amtrak Texas Eagle is a train service operated by Amtrak that connects to Texas. It links Chicago with the heart of the Lone Star State in San Antonio, going to cities such as St. Louis and Dallas. Onboard amenities include restrooms, power outlets, complimentary WiFi, and a designated restaurant car with full meals.

  • Amtrak Lincoln Service is part of Amtrak's Illinois Service, providing rail transportation throughout Illinois. The Lincoln Service travels 284 miles between St. Louis and Chicago with nine intermediate stops. Amtrak Lincoln trains offer WiFi connectivity, power outlets, business class seating, and a cafe car to ensure passengers have the most comfortable journey possible.

Which train service has the best service to Pontiac?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Pontiac by train with Amtrak Lincoln Service giving them a 5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Lincoln Service had the most comfortable train service to Pontiac taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Lincoln Service offers. They rate Amtrak Lincoln Service 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 Pontiac punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Lincoln Service has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Pontiac, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

€6.55 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Pontiac, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on trains from your city to Pontiac. In the last month, trains from Normal to Pontiac had the lowest average price at €6.55. The train from Normal to Pontiac also tends to start at relatively low prices.

The main train station in Pontiac is 721 W Washington St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Pontiac.

The closest airport to Pontiac is Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI), it is located 31.9 miles from the city center of Pontiac.
Pontiac ranks number 22 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 381 in United States. Pontiac ranks number 14 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Pontiac via train service. On average 17 direct daily train trips serve Pontiac.
The population of Pontiac is 11794. Pontiac ranks number 23 in terms of population in Illinois and number 401 in all of United States.
Train tickets to Pontiac range from €7 for a short trip to Pontiac, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Pontiac starts at , and a longer trip by train to Pontiac 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 €31.
Traveling by train is very popular with those going to visit their friends in Pontiac. With good deals available and ability to plan last minute, a train ticket to Pontiac is the best way to get some facetime with your friends and with great train locations in Pontiac you'll arrive near the action ready to hit the town with your friends.
The closest train station to the city center of Pontiac is 721 W Washington St, located just 0.4 miles away. Select 721 W Washington St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Pontiac. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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