Cheap Alton to Cincinnati  train tickets


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Lowest Price$64.00
Fastest17h 32m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Alton to Cincinnati ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Alton to Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati was $71.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 24 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $16.00 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 Cincinnati ? How far is Alton to Cincinnati ?

The distance between Alton to Cincinnati is 305.07 miles or 490.83 km. A train trip from Alton to Cincinnati typically takes 17 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cincinnati faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 17 hours and 32 minutes to get from Alton to Cincinnati.

Going from Alton to Cincinnati by train takes over 17 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 Friday trains from Alton to Cincinnati 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Alton to Cincinnati

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Cincinnati. One train carrier operates regular service on the Alton to Cincinnati route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Alton to Cincinnati, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Alton to Cincinnati, 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 Cincinnati


Amtrak train tickets from Alton to Cincinnati start from $64.00, and on average cost $79.75. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Cincinnati. Amtrak in Alton leaves from Multi-Modal Transportation Center, And in Cincinnati trains arrive at Union Term - 1301 Western Ave,

From Alton to Cincinnati train travel on Amtrak takes 17 hours and 32 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $84.00 for a one-way train ticket to Cincinnati.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Alton on their way to Cincinnati. 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 Cincinnati from Alton., The busiest departure station in Alton serving this route is Union Term - 1301 Western Ave.
  • Union Term - 1301 Western Ave