Cheap train tickets from Joliet to Chicago


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How much are train tickets from Joliet to Chicago?

Lowest Price$7.50
Fastest1h 1m
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Overall score for Joliet to Chicago
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
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)
September 4, 2019Vacation
Quick, easy, on time and cheap. Very convenient way to get to downtown Chicago from Joliet.
For an out-of-Towner the train station in Joliet is a little confusing. Union Station is not the station, it’s a restaurant.
Using Wanderlu was very easy and convenient.
June 27, 2019Vacation
Train was packed, and running late other than that good trip
More room
Go early

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Joliet to Chicago 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 Joliet to Chicago was $7.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $3.67 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 Joliet to Chicago?

The distance between Joliet and Chicago is approximately 33.76 miles, or 54.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 1 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 Joliet to Chicago?

On Tuesday trains from Joliet to Chicago 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.

What train companies travel from Joliet to Chicago?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Chicago. One train carrier operates regular service on the Joliet to Chicago route. Amtrak Lincoln Service offers the most scheduled departures between Joliet to Chicago, usually offering 3 trips per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to Chicago, 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 Joliet to Chicago, which start at $35.00.

One train company connects Joliet to Chicago

Amtrak Lincoln Service

Amtrak Lincoln Service train tickets from Joliet to Chicago start from $7.50, and on average cost $7.98. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Lincoln Service schedules to Chicago. Amtrak Lincoln Service in Joliet leaves from Gateway Center, And in Chicago trains arrive at Union Station - 225 S Canal St,

From Joliet to Chicago train travel on Amtrak Lincoln Service takes 1 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Chicago faster, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 1 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Lincoln Service offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $8.13 for a one-way train ticket to Chicago.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Joliet on their way to Chicago:
  • Gateway Center
There is one train station where trains from Joliet arrive in Chicago:
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St