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La Grange - Macomb Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

2 trains operate daily from La Grange to Macomb. The train trip from La Grange to Macomb is usually about 5 hours and 16 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Carl Sandburg train can get you there in as little as 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance173 mi (278 km)
Fastest train3h 5m
Lowest price€14.71
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Illinois Zephyr
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from La Grange to Macomb?

The average price for a train ticket from La Grange to Macomb is €26.13, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 3 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay €4.20 more.

Monthly average prices

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Mark your calendar for May if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from La Grange to Macomb. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of €28. If you're planning a trip from La Grange to Macomb during October, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about €38 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from La Grange to Macomb?

There are 3 train lines with service from La Grange to Macomb. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak113h 25m€28.50
Amtrak Carl Sandburg13h 5m€23.39
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr13h 10m€33.68
  • 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 La Grange to Macomb every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €22.

  • The Amtrak Carl Sandburg, named after the Pulitzer-winning author, is a sister service to the Illinois Zephyr. Both operate daily services between Chicago and Quincy with additional stops in Naperville and Kewanee. Whether you buy a coach class or business class ticket, you'll have plenty of legroom and complimentary WiFi, plus access to refreshments at the onboard cafe.

  • The Illinois Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak, running between Quincy and Chicago. Taking the train from La Grange to Macomb is a comfortable option, and tickets on this route cost on average. The Illinois Zephyr and its sister train, the Carl Sandburg, serve one of Amtrak's most popular lines. The train features amenities such as airline-style coach seating, a cafe on board, power outlets, restrooms, and Wi-Fi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between La Grange and Macomb is approximately 173 miles, or 278 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 16 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 5 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.

Trains from La Grange to Macomb are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs La Grange at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in La Grange twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Macomb with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Macomb to La Grange.

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in La Grange?

Main departure station: 25 W Burlington Ave

There is one train station in La Grange.

All train stations in La Grange:

  • 25 W Burlington Ave

Where is the train station in Macomb?

Main arrival station: 120 E Calhoun St

Macomb has one train station.

Train stations in Macomb:

  • 120 E Calhoun St

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