The distance between Champaign and Joliet is approximately 97.75 miles, or 157.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 51 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Champaign to Joliet route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Champaign to Joliet, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Champaign to Joliet, 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 Champaign to Joliet, which start at $85.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Champaign to Joliet start from $21.50, and on average cost $33.38. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Joliet. Amtrak in Champaign leaves from Illinois Term - 45 E University Ave, And in Joliet trains arrive at Gateway Center,
From Champaign to Joliet train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Joliet faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 51 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Joliet on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $38.67 for a one-way weekend reservation from Champaign.