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About Peoria

Located on the Illinois River, Peoria is one of the best vacation destinations in Illinois. Peoria's irresistible midwestern charm, history, and unique attractions make it a must-see city when in the area.

To learn more about what attracted the late 17th-century French settlers to the area, visit the Peoria Riverfront Museum and Planetarium. Exhibitions here vary yearly, emphasizing local history, natural history, art, and science, with many interactive exhibits for the kids to enjoy.

Take a stroll through Luthy Botanical Garden on a sunny day and enjoy the magnificent conservatory full of orchids and tropical plants. Peoria Zoo offers over 100 different animal species from all over the world. The zoo is open year-round, with many seasonal events throughout the year.

And bring your dancing shoes because Peoria also hosts a vibrant nightlife scene, from live music shows to performing arts events.

Peoria's central location makes it easy to reach. Peoria International Airport provides daily flights from several major cities. Peoria's Amtrak station offers access to various major cities, with trains arriving regularly. Jefferson Lines, Burlington Trailways, and Amtrak Thruway buses provide affordable transport in and out of the city, too.

What train companies travel to Peoria, Illinois?

Located in Illinois, Peoria is accessible by train from 19 other cities. You can choose from 30 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Peoria on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

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

Train companies serving Peoria

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak928h 12m$68.98
  • 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.

Which train carrier has the best service to Peoria?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Peoria by train with Amtrak giving them a 4.7 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Peoria taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.3 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Peoria punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Peoria, rating them a 4.7 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

$26.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Peoria, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on trains from your city to Peoria. In the last month, trains from Springfield to Peoria had the lowest average price at $27.67.

The busiest train station in Peoria is City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St. As Peoria's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Bradley University Student Ctr - 915 Elmwood Ave.

The closest airport to Peoria is General Wayne A. Downing Peoria Intl Airport (PIA), it is located 5.9 miles from the city center of Peoria.
Peoria ranks number 17 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 337 in United States. Peoria ranks number 11 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Peoria via train service. On average 0 direct daily train trips serve Peoria.
The population of Peoria is 115070. Peoria ranks number 7 in terms of population in Illinois and number 176 in all of United States.
Train tickets to Peoria range from $31 for a short trip to Peoria, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Peoria starts at , and a longer trip by train to Peoria 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 $35.
Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Peoria for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.
The closest train station to the city center of Peoria is City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St, located just 0.4 miles away. Select City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Peoria. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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