Cheap Carbondale to Alton  train tickets


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Lowest Price$35.50
Fastest3h 55m
Daily Schedules5
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How to find cheap train tickets from Carbondale to Alton ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Carbondale to Alton 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 Carbondale to Alton was $43.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 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 Carbondale to Alton ? How far is Carbondale to Alton ?

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 has the most connections between Carbondale to Alton

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Alton. One train carrier operates regular service on the Carbondale to Alton route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Carbondale to Alton, usually offering 5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Carbondale to Alton, 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 Carbondale to Alton


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.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Carbondale on their way to Alton. The busiest departure station in Carbondale serving this route is 401 S Illinois Ave.
  • 401 S Illinois Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Alton from Carbondale., The busiest departure station in Carbondale serving this route is Multi-Modal Transportation Center.
  • Multi-Modal Transportation Center