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What train companies travel to Mendota, Illinois?

Located in Illinois, Mendota is accessible by train from 22 other cities. You can choose from 40 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Mendota on Wanderu. Amtrak Illinois Zephyr usually has the most trains on any given day.

Train companies serving Mendota

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Southwest Chief132h 3m$30.59
Amtrak Carl Sandburg81h 24m$13.76
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr81h 24m$16.38
Amtrak71d 0h 8m$150.29
  • Amtrak Southwest Chief

    Amtrak Southwest Chief

    The Southwest Chief is a passenger train operated by America’s largest train service, Amtrak. The full route travels over 2,200 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles, which takes over 43 hours. In addition to standard Coach Class seats, the Southwest Chief offers several sleeper cabin options on longer journeys. Amtrak’s Southwest Chief is consistently ranked as one of the most scenic train routes in America, thanks to the stunning views of the Painted Desert, the Red Cliffs of Sedona, and the Grand Canyon you’ll see from your train window.

  • Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

    Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

    The Illinois Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak, running between Quincy and Chicago.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.

  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

$5.50 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Mendota, 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 Mendota. In the last month, trains from Plano to Mendota had the lowest average price at $6.50.

Where is the train station in Mendota, IL?

The main train station in Mendota is 783 Main St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Mendota.

Which train carrier has the best service to Mendota?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Mendota by train with Amtrak Carl Sandburg giving them a 5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Southwest Chief had the most comfortable train service to Mendota taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Southwest Chief offers. They rate Amtrak Southwest Chief 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 Mendota punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak Carl Sandburg has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Mendota, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Is Mendota a popular train travel destination?

Mendota ranks number 22 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 402 in United States. Mendota ranks number 11 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Mendota via train service. On average 29 direct daily train trips serve Mendota.

What is the population of Mendota?

The population of Mendota is 7204. Mendota ranks number 32 in terms of population in Illinois and number 672 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Mendota cost?

Train tickets to Mendota range from $6 for a short trip to Mendota, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Mendota starts at , and a longer trip by train to Mendota 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 $63 .

What type of traveler does Mendota attract?

People who take the train to Mendota 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 Mendota 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 Mendota?

The closest train station to the city center of Mendota is 783 Main St, located just 0.2 miles away. Select 783 Main St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Mendota. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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