Cheap train tickets from Carlinville to Detroit


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How much are train tickets from Carlinville to Detroit?

Lowest Price$68.00
Fastest10h 38m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Carlinville to Detroit?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Carlinville to Detroit 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 Carlinville to Detroit was $79.67. 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 ride from Carlinville to Detroit?

The distance between Carlinville and Detroit is approximately 415.10 miles, or 667.87 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 12 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 38 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Carlinville to Detroit?

On Friday trains from Carlinville to Detroit 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.

What train companies travel from Carlinville to Detroit?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Detroit. One train carrier operates regular service on the Carlinville to Detroit route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Carlinville to Detroit, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Carlinville to Detroit, 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 company connects Carlinville to Detroit


Amtrak train tickets from Carlinville to Detroit start from $68.00, and on average cost $79.67. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Detroit. Amtrak in Carlinville leaves from 128 Alton Rd, And in Detroit trains arrive at 11 W Baltimore Ave,

From Carlinville to Detroit train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 38 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Carlinville on their way to Detroit:
  • 128 Alton Rd
There is one train station where trains from Carlinville arrive in Detroit:
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave