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Chicago to Carbondale train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$27.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day3
train carriers4
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How to book cheap Chicago to Carbondale train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Carbondale is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Carbondale were $41.67. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $7.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Chicago to Carbondale?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Carbondale by train is at 8:00 PM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6:00 PM on Tuesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Chicago to Carbondale has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Carbondale, with an average of 1 trip per day and 19 monthly trips. 4 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Carbondale. Of the 3 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

4 carriers offer Chicago to Carbondale train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Carbondale from $34.00. There are 1 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Carbondale and you can expect on average to pay $68.07 for a Amtrak ticket to Carbondale. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Carbondale from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Carbondale, Amtrak arrives at 401 S Illinois Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Carbondale takes 11 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Carbondale in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $83.09 for a weekend getaway trip to Carbondale.

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Avg. Time
11h 4m
Avg. Price
$68.07

Amtrak City of New Orleans

Book Amtrak City of New Orleans from Chicago to Carbondale from $24.00. There are 1 Amtrak City of New Orleans schedules from Chicago to Carbondale and you can expect on average to pay $38.35 for a Amtrak City of New Orleans ticket to Carbondale. In Chicago, Amtrak City of New Orleans departs to Carbondale from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Carbondale, Amtrak City of New Orleans arrives at 401 S Illinois Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak City of New Orleans from Chicago to Carbondale takes 5 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak City of New Orleans trip will get you to Carbondale in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak City of New Orleans offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $44.43 for a weekend getaway trip to Carbondale.

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Avg. Time
5h 17m
Avg. Price
$38.35

Amtrak Illini Service

Book Amtrak Illini Service from Chicago to Carbondale from $24.00. There are 1 Amtrak Illini Service schedules from Chicago to Carbondale and you can expect on average to pay $37.95 for a Amtrak Illini Service ticket to Carbondale. In Chicago, Amtrak Illini Service departs to Carbondale from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Carbondale, Amtrak Illini Service arrives at 401 S Illinois Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Illini Service from Chicago to Carbondale takes 5 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Illini Service trip will get you to Carbondale in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Illini Service offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $42.84 for a weekend getaway trip to Carbondale.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
5h 30m
Avg. Price
$37.95

Amtrak Saluki

Book Amtrak Saluki from Chicago to Carbondale from $24.00. There are 1 Amtrak Saluki schedules from Chicago to Carbondale and you can expect on average to pay $37.76 for a Amtrak Saluki ticket to Carbondale. In Chicago, Amtrak Saluki departs to Carbondale from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Carbondale, Amtrak Saluki arrives at 401 S Illinois Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Saluki from Chicago to Carbondale takes 5 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Saluki trip will get you to Carbondale in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Saluki offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $41.82 for a weekend getaway trip to Carbondale.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 30m
Avg. Price
$37.76

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Carbondale will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Carbondale at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 401 S Illinois Ave are the main train stations in Carbondale for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • 401 S Illinois Ave