Cheap Joliet to Effingham train tickets


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How to find cheap train tickets from Joliet to Effingham ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Joliet to Effingham 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 Effingham was $29.50. 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 Joliet to Effingham ? How far is Joliet to Effingham ?

The distance between Joliet to Effingham is 168.03 miles or 270.35 km. A train trip from Joliet to Effingham typically takes 10 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Effingham faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 8 hours to get from Joliet to Effingham.

Going from Joliet to Effingham by train takes over 10 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Joliet to Effingham 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Joliet to Effingham

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Effingham. One train carrier operates regular service on the Joliet to Effingham route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Joliet to Effingham, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Joliet to Effingham, 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.

One train carrier connects Joliet to Effingham


Amtrak train tickets from Joliet to Effingham start from $29.50, and on average cost $29.50. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Effingham. Amtrak in Joliet leaves from Gateway Center, And in Effingham trains arrive at 401 W National Ave,

From Joliet to Effingham train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Effingham faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Joliet on their way to Effingham. The busiest departure station in Joliet serving this route is Gateway Center.
  • Gateway Center
There is one train station where trains arrive in Effingham from Joliet., The busiest departure station in Joliet serving this route is 401 W National Ave.
  • 401 W National Ave