Cheap Galesburg to Chicago train tickets

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Lowest Price€17.09
Fastest2h 56m
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Overall score for Galesburg to Chicago
5.0
Based on 3 reviews
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr
5.0
Based on 3 reviews
Based on 3 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Illinois Zephyr report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
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5.0
13 July 2019Solo travel
Pros
Very relaxing, didn’t have to drive.
Cons
Nothing, everything was great.

How to find cheap train tickets from Galesburg to Chicago ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Galesburg to Chicago 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 Chicago was €17.47. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 22 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €8.75 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 Chicago ? How far is Galesburg to Chicago ?

The distance between Galesburg to Chicago is 156.00 miles or 250.99 km. A train trip from Galesburg to Chicago typically takes 2 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Carl Sandburg. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 56 minutes to get from Galesburg to Chicago.

Getting to Chicago from Galesburg by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Chicago from Galesburg is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Chicago and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Wednesday trains from Galesburg to Chicago 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 Illinois Zephyr has the most connections between Galesburg to Chicago

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. On the route to Chicago 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Illinois Zephyr offers the most scheduled departures between Galesburg to Chicago, usually offering one departure per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Chicago, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Galesburg to Chicago, which start at €44.96.

Galesburg to Chicago is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak Carl Sandburg

Amtrak Carl Sandburg train tickets from Galesburg to Chicago start from €17.09, and on average cost €21.08. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carl Sandburg schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Carl Sandburg in Galesburg leaves from 225 S Seminary St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Galesburg to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Carl Sandburg takes 2 hours and 56 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carl Sandburg scheduled trip per day, which will cost €21.38 for a one-way weekend reservation from Galesburg.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 56m
Avg. Price
€21.08

Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

Amtrak Illinois Zephyr train tickets from Galesburg to Chicago start from €17.09, and on average cost €22.28. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Illinois Zephyr schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Illinois Zephyr in Galesburg leaves from 225 S Seminary St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Galesburg to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Illinois Zephyr takes 2 hours and 56 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Illinois Zephyr scheduled trip per day, which will cost €23.90 for a one-way weekend reservation from Galesburg.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 56m
Avg. Price
€22.28

Amtrak Southwest Chief

Amtrak Southwest Chief train tickets from Galesburg to Chicago start from €17.09, and on average cost €22.93. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Southwest Chief schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Southwest Chief in Galesburg leaves from 225 S Seminary St, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Galesburg to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Southwest Chief takes 3 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Southwest Chief offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 56 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Chicago on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Southwest Chief scheduled trip per day, which will cost €23.29 for a one-way weekend reservation from Galesburg.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 2m
Avg. Price
€22.93

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Galesburg on their way to Chicago. 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 Chicago from Galesburg., The busiest departure station in Galesburg serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St