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Trains from Joliet to St Louis

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Joliet - St Louis Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Joliet to St Louis. Traveling by train from Joliet to St Louis usually takes around 4 hours and 25 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Lincoln Service train can make the trip in 4 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance229 mi (369 km)
Fastest train4h 9m
Lowest price€23.81
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lincoln Service
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Joliet to St Louis

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Rebecca

21 January 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Pros: I like that it was completely packed. I got the seats to myself which made the long trip comfortable. Cons: It was a tad hot on board. Tips: N/A.

Pros: I like that it was completely packed. I got the seats to myself which made the long trip comfortable. Cons: It was a tad hot on board. Tips: N/A.

4.0

Donna

4 November 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Pros: convenience of locations. Cons: less stops, more direct. Tips: none.

Pros: convenience of locations. Cons: less stops, more direct. Tips: none.

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

In the last month, €25.89 was the average price of a train ticket from Joliet to St Louis. 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €15.26 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€71€48€24MayMay

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Joliet to St Louis will vary between €24 and €64. Planning a train trip to St Louis within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Joliet over the next 7 days is €24. 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

€48€38€29€19€10JJASONDJFMAM

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Joliet to St Louis by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €28 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Joliet to St Louis in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €35 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

€48€38€29€19€103020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to St Louis from Joliet will be about €15.26 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Joliet to St Louis?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 30m€30.16
Amtrak Lincoln Service44h 22m€30.07
Amtrak Texas Eagle14h 37m€39.21
  • 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 St Louis every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €24.

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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 St Louis on the Texas Eagle usually takes 4 hours and 37 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 St Louis 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 St Louis?

The distance between Joliet and St Louis is approximately 229 miles, or 369 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 9 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Joliet to St Louis are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

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 St Louis?

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

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

City Information

St Louis

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St. Louis, MO - STL-1

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St. Louis is one of several major cities in the state of Missouri and it is uniquely located near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. The city is usually recognized by its most distinctive feature, the Gateway Arch, thanks to which it is the only city in the United States that has a national park in the heart of its downtown district. The Arch is a must-see attraction and you can even take a tram to the top for some incredible views of the St. Louis skyline.

Some of the other truly unique attractions you can visit while you’re in town include the Miniature Museum of Greater St. Louis where you can check out an incredible collection of dolls, dollhouses and vignettes, and the City Museum where you can ride down a 10-story spiral slide (yup, you read that right.) For a great outdoor experience, stop by the gorgeous Missouri Botanical Garden, and then take a stroll through Citygarden where you will find various quirky statues and installations worthy of being featured in your Instagram feed.

Ale enthusiasts would be excited to know that St. Louis is one of the best craft beer cities in the U.S. as well as one of the cheapest drinking cities. That means your party budget could take you a long way. Unsurprisingly, the city is also among the best spring break destinations on a budget.

The main bus and train station in St. Louis, Gateway Station, is located right in the center of downtown, not far from the Gateway Arch, which makes coming in and out of the city a breeze.

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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