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How much are train tickets from Alton to St Louis?

Lowest Price$3.50
Fastest Train0h 57m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Alton-St Louis Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Alton to St Louis 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Alton to St Louis?

In the last month, $3.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Alton, IL to St Louis, MO. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Alton to St Louis?

The distance between Alton and St Louis is approximately 18 miles, or 29 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 57 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to St Louis.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Alton to St Louis are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Alton at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Alton to St Louis?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Alton to St Louis.

You can also take a train for your return trip from St Louis to Alton.

What train services are there from Alton to St Louis?

2 train services operate from Alton, Illinois to St Louis, Missouri. Amtrak Lincoln Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lincoln Service21h 0m$3.50
Amtrak Texas Eagle11h 1m$3.50

Where is the train station in Alton?

There is one train station in Alton:

  • Multi-Modal Transportation Center

Where is the train station in St Louis?

St Louis has one train station:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

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