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How to get to Effingham by train

Routes13
Trips per day23
train lines4
Stations1
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What train companies travel to Effingham, Illinois?

Located in Illinois, Effingham is accessible by train from 13 other cities. You can choose from 23 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Effingham on Wanderu. Amtrak Illini Service usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Effingham are also available.

Train companies serving Effingham

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak City of New Orleans113h 32m$27.02
Amtrak Illini Service63h 9m$27.94
Amtrak522h 25m$138.82
Amtrak Saluki31h 9m$11.24

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Effingham?

$4.50 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Effingham, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Effingham. In the last month, trains from Mattoon to Effingham had the lowest average price at $4.50. The train from Mattoon to Effingham also tends to start at relatively low prices.

Where is the train station in Effingham, IL?

The main train station in Effingham is 401 W National Ave. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Effingham.

Which train service has the best service to Effingham?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Effingham by train with Amtrak Illini Service giving them a 4.6 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Illini Service had the most comfortable train service to Effingham taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Illini Service offers. They rate Amtrak Illini Service a 5 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Effingham punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Illini Service has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Effingham, rating them a 3.7 based on their on time arrivals.

Is Effingham a popular train travel destination?

Effingham ranks number 23 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 440 in United States. Effingham ranks number 21 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Effingham via train service. On average 19 direct daily train trips serve Effingham.

What is the population of Effingham?

The population of Effingham is 12604. Effingham ranks number 25 in terms of population in Illinois and number 569 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Effingham cost?

Train tickets to Effingham range from $5 for a short trip to Effingham, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Effingham starts at , and a longer trip by train to Effingham can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $53 .

What type of traveler does Effingham attract?

People who take the train to Effingham are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Effingham easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Effingham?

The closest train station to the city center of Effingham is 401 W National Ave, located just 0.3 miles away. Select 401 W National Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Effingham. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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