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Summit-Carbondale Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Summit to Carbondale?

Lowest Price€48.79
Fastest Train7h 58m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Summit to Carbondale right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Summit to Carbondale?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Summit to Carbondale, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Summit to Carbondale?

In the last month, €50.98 was the average price of a train ticket from Summit, IL to Carbondale, IL. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €23.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Summit to Carbondale?

The distance between Summit and Carbondale is approximately 290 miles, or 467 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 58 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 Summit to Carbondale are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Wednesday 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 Summit at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Summit to Carbondale?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Carbondale to Summit.

Which train should you take from Summit to Carbondale?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Summit, Illinois to Carbondale, Illinois. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak313h 30m€54.21

Where is the train station in Summit?

There is one train station in Summit:

  • Archer Ave and S Center Ave

Where is the train station in Carbondale?

Carbondale has one train station:

  • 401 S Illinois Ave

Price trends for trains from Summit to Carbondale

Average prices by travel date

€64€43€21JanJan

Monthly average prices

€107€86€64€43€21FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

€86€68€51€34€173020100

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