Cheap Alton to Detroit  train tickets

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Lowest Price$68.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Alton to Detroit ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Alton to Detroit is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Alton to Detroit was $75.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 4 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $1.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Alton to Detroit ? How far is Alton to Detroit ?

The distance between Alton to Detroit is 443.54 miles or 713.63 km. A train trip from Alton to Detroit typically takes 12 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 11 hours and 6 minutes to get from Alton to Detroit.

Going from Alton to Detroit by train takes over 12 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Sunday trains from Alton to Detroit are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Alton to Detroit

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Detroit. One train carrier operates regular service on the Alton to Detroit route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Alton to Detroit, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Alton to Detroit, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Alton to Detroit

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Alton to Detroit start from $68.00, and on average cost $91.00. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Detroit. Amtrak in Alton leaves from Multi-Modal Transportation Center, And in Detroit trains arrive at 11 W Baltimore Ave,

From Alton to Detroit train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 6 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $93.50 for a one-way train ticket to Detroit.

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Avg. Time
12h 55m
Avg. Price
$91.00

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There is one train station from which trains depart Alton on their way to Detroit. The busiest departure station in Alton serving this route is Multi-Modal Transportation Center.
  • Multi-Modal Transportation Center
There is one train station where trains arrive in Detroit from Alton., The busiest departure station in Alton serving this route is 11 W Baltimore Ave.
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave