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Trains from Joliet to Normal

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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Joliet to Normal. Traveling by train from Joliet to Normal usually takes around one hour and 17 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Lincoln Service train can make the trip in one hour and 11 minutes.

Distance84 mi (136 km)
Fastest train1h 11m
Lowest price€9.34
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lincoln Service
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Joliet to Normal

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

5.0

Raymond

22 November 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Pros: relaxing. Tips: take the train when possible.

Pros: relaxing. Tips: take the train when possible.

What is the price of a train ticket from Joliet to Normal?

In the last month, €9.68 was the average price of a train ticket from Joliet to Normal. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €6.16 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€28€19€9MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Joliet to Normal will vary between €9 and €26. Planning a train trip to Normal within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Joliet over the next 7 days is €9. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Joliet to Normal by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around €11 whenever you decide to board the train to Normal.

Prices as travel date approaches

€23€19€14€9€53020100

Since the average price of train trips from Joliet to Normal remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Joliet to Normal?

There are 3 train lines with service from Joliet to Normal. Amtrak Lincoln Service is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 20m€10.48
Amtrak Lincoln Service41h 18m€10.38
Amtrak Texas Eagle11h 17m€19.90
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Joliet to Normal every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €9.

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  • Amtrak Lincoln Service

    Amtrak Lincoln Service

    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.

  • Amtrak Texas Eagle

    Amtrak Texas Eagle

    The Amtrak Texas Eagle is a 1,306-mile train route from Chicago, Illinois to San Antonio, Texas. Because of the route’s length, the train offers sleeper car options in addition to standard coach seats. Like most Amtrak trains, the Texas Eagle features power outlets at each seat, restrooms in each car, and a cafe car where passengers can purchase food and drinks. A journey from Joliet to Normal on the Texas Eagle usually takes 1 hours and 17 minutes, which is best spent enjoying the incredible scenery along the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Joliet to Normal 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 Joliet to Normal?

The distance between Joliet and Normal is approximately 84 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 11 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Joliet to Normal on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Joliet at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Joliet to Normal?

There are 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Joliet to Normal.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Normal to Joliet.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Joliet?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Joliet.

All train stations in Joliet:

  • Gateway Center

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