Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Peoria


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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Peoria 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 Peoria was $39.35. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 6 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $5.32 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 ride from Chicago to Peoria?

The distance between Chicago and Peoria is approximately 130.62 miles, or 210.16 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 40 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 Chicago to Peoria?

On Saturday trains from Chicago to Peoria 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Chicago to Peoria

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Peoria. One train carrier operates regular service on the Chicago to Peoria route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Peoria, usually offering 7 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Chicago to Peoria, 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 Chicago to Peoria, which start at $32.00.

One train company connects Chicago to Peoria


Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Peoria start from $31.00, and on average cost $40.72. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Peoria. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Peoria trains arrive at City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St and one other train station.

From Chicago to Peoria train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Peoria faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $44.02 for a one-way train ticket to Peoria.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Peoria. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Chicago are:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Peoria. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Peoria:
  • City Link Transit Ctr - 407 SW Adams St
  • Bradley University Student Ctr - 915 Elmwood Ave