Cheap Galesburg to Alton train tickets


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Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
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10 October 2019Visiting family
Quick and easy on the way down to Alton. Trip to Alton great. Tried to come home today 10/12 and the train was delayed 3 hours. I was to transfer to a bus and I would have missed that one and then so was supposed to transfer to another bus in Champagne Illinois to get G...More
Better communication when you purchase a ticket. No where was I told that the bus out of Springfield was a Greyhound and I would need to transfer to a Burlington trailways in Champagne Illinois. The bus number on my ticket could not be found by Greyhound. Very confu...More

How to find cheap train tickets from Galesburg to Alton ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Galesburg to Alton is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Galesburg to Alton was €40.52. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €11.88 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Galesburg to Alton ? How far is Galesburg to Alton ?

The distance between Galesburg to Alton is 142.57 miles or 229.38 km. A train trip from Galesburg to Alton typically takes 6 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alton faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 2 minutes to get from Galesburg to Alton.

Going from Galesburg to Alton by train takes over 6 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Wednesday trains from Galesburg to Alton are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Galesburg to Alton

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Alton. One train carrier operates regular service on the Galesburg to Alton route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Galesburg to Alton, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Galesburg to Alton, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Galesburg to Alton


Amtrak train tickets from Galesburg to Alton start from €35.36, and on average cost €45.78. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Alton. Amtrak in Galesburg leaves from 225 S Seminary St, And in Alton trains arrive at Multi-Modal Transportation Center,

From Galesburg to Alton train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alton faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 2 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €49.69 for a one-way train ticket to Alton.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Galesburg on their way to Alton. The busiest departure station in Galesburg serving this route is 225 S Seminary St.
  • 225 S Seminary St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Alton from Galesburg., The busiest departure station in Galesburg serving this route is Multi-Modal Transportation Center.
  • Multi-Modal Transportation Center