The distance between Carbondale to Alton is 96.03 miles or 154.51 km. A train trip from Carbondale to Alton typically takes 9 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alton faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 55 minutes to get from Carbondale to Alton.
Going from Carbondale to Alton by train takes over 9 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 Carbondale to Alton 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Carbondale to Alton start from $35.50, and on average cost $56.88. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Alton. Amtrak in Carbondale leaves from 401 S Illinois Ave, And in Alton trains arrive at Multi-Modal Transportation Center,
From Carbondale to Alton train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alton faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 55 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $55.94 for a one-way train ticket to Alton.