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Compare train tickets from Carbondale to Effingham


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How much are train tickets from Carbondale, IL to Effingham?

Lowest Price$16.00
Fastest Train1h 37m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Carbondale-Effingham Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Carbondale to Effingham?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $16.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Carbondale to Effingham.

How long is the train journey from Carbondale to Effingham?

The distance between Carbondale and Effingham is approximately 103 miles, or 166 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 37 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Carbondale to Effingham 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 Wednesday 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 Carbondale at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. 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 Carbondale to Effingham?

Trains leave the station in Carbondale twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Effingham with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Effingham to Carbondale. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Carbondale to Effingham for $19.00.

What train services are there from Carbondale to Effingham?

2 train services operate from Carbondale to Effingham. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak City of New Orleans11h 40m$16.00
Amtrak Saluki11h 37m$16.00

Where is the train station in Carbondale?

There is one train station in Carbondale:

  • 401 S Illinois Ave

Where is the train station in Effingham?

Effingham has one train station:

  • 401 W National Ave

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