Cheap Chicago to Normal train tickets

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How much are Chicago to Normal train tickets?

Lowest Price$13.00
Fastest2h 11m
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Overall score for Chicago to Normal
5.0
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Amtrak Lincoln Service
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Normal ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Normal 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 Chicago to Normal was $14.99. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $9.38 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Chicago to Normal ? How far is Chicago to Normal ?

The distance between Chicago to Normal is 117.90 miles or 189.70 km. A train trip from Chicago to Normal typically takes 2 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Normal faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Lincoln Service. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 11 minutes to get from Chicago to Normal.

Getting to Normal from Chicago by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Normal from Chicago is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Normal and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Monday trains from Chicago to Normal 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.

Amtrak Lincoln Service has the most connections between Chicago to Normal

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Normal. On the route to Normal 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Lincoln Service offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Normal, usually offering 3 trips per day. 5 train trips per day are direct connections to Normal, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Normal, which start at $31.00.

Chicago to Normal is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service train tickets from Chicago to Normal start from $13.00, and on average cost $16.10. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Lincoln Service schedules to Normal. Amtrak Lincoln Service in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Normal trains arrive at Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir,

From Chicago to Normal train travel on Amtrak Lincoln Service takes 2 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Normal faster, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 11 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $17.95 for a one-way train ticket to Normal.

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Avg. Time
2h 12m
Avg. Price
$16.10

Amtrak Texas Eagle

Amtrak Texas Eagle train tickets from Chicago to Normal start from $13.00, and on average cost $22.40. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Texas Eagle schedules to Normal. Amtrak Texas Eagle in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Normal trains arrive at Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir,

From Chicago to Normal train travel on Amtrak Texas Eagle takes 2 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Normal faster, Amtrak Texas Eagle offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 11 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Normal on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Texas Eagle scheduled trip per day, which will cost $25.97 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Restroom
Snacks
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 15m
Avg. Price
$22.40

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Normal. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Normal from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir.
  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir