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Trains from Pontiac to Normal

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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Pontiac to Normal. Traveling by train from Pontiac to Normal usually takes around 31 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Lincoln Service train can make the trip in 29 minutes.

Distance32 mi (51 km)
Fastest train0h 29m
Lowest price€5.26
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lincoln Service
Train lines3

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

In the last month, €5.26 was the average price of a train ticket from Pontiac 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 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €0.96 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Pontiac 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 €7 whenever you decide to board the train to Normal.

Which train should you take from Pontiac to Normal?

There are 3 train lines with service from Pontiac to Normal. Amtrak Lincoln Service is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 33m€5.26
Amtrak Lincoln Service20h 31m€6.27
Amtrak Texas Eagle10h 30m€7.75
  • 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 Pontiac to Normal every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €5.

  • 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 Pontiac to Normal on the Texas Eagle usually takes 0 hours and 30 minutes, which is best spent enjoying the incredible scenery along the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pontiac 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Pontiac to Normal?

The distance between Pontiac and Normal is approximately 32 miles, or 51 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Normal.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Pontiac to Normal tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Pontiac at 11:00 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 Pontiac to Normal?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Pontiac to Normal.

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Pontiac?

Main departure station: 721 W Washington St

There is one train station in Pontiac.

All train stations in Pontiac:

  • 721 W Washington St

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