Cheap Carbondale to Galesburg train tickets


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Lowest Price$55.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Carbondale to Galesburg ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Carbondale to Galesburg 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 Galesburg was $74.50. 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 Galesburg ? How far is Carbondale to Galesburg ?

The distance between Carbondale to Galesburg is 231.04 miles or 371.72 km. A train trip from Carbondale to Galesburg typically takes 13 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Galesburg faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours and 19 minutes to get from Carbondale to Galesburg.

Going from Carbondale to Galesburg by train takes over 13 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 Galesburg 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Carbondale to Galesburg

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Galesburg. One train carrier operates regular service on the Carbondale to Galesburg route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Carbondale to Galesburg, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Carbondale to Galesburg, 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Carbondale to Galesburg, which start at $53.00.

One train carrier connects Carbondale to Galesburg


Amtrak train tickets from Carbondale to Galesburg start from $50.00, and on average cost $66.21. Daily there are 9 Amtrak schedules to Galesburg. Amtrak in Carbondale leaves from 401 S Illinois Ave, And in Galesburg trains arrive at 225 S Seminary St,

From Carbondale to Galesburg train travel on Amtrak takes 13 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Galesburg faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 19 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $74.50 for a one-way train ticket to Galesburg.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Carbondale on their way to Galesburg. 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 Galesburg from Carbondale., The busiest departure station in Carbondale serving this route is 225 S Seminary St.
  • 225 S Seminary St