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Compare train tickets from Chicago to Joliet

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Chicago to Joliet?

Lowest Price$7.50
Fastest Train0h 50m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Chicago to Joliet

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JunJul

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Chicago to Joliet
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Lincoln Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
4.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Joliet right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Joliet?

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, $7.50 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Joliet.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Joliet?

The distance between Chicago and Joliet is approximately 34 miles, or 54 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 50 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Joliet.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Chicago to Joliet are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 Chicago at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Chicago to Joliet?

Trains leave the station in Chicago twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Joliet 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 Joliet to Chicago. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chicago to Joliet for $26.75.

What train services are there from Chicago to Joliet?

Amtrak Lincoln Service is the one and only train line which connects Chicago to Joliet. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lincoln Service20h 50m$7.50

Where is the train station in Chicago?

There is one train station in Chicago:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

Where is the train station in Joliet?

Joliet has one train station:

  • Gateway Center

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