The distance between Joliet to Rockford is 73.30 miles or 117.94 km. A train trip from Joliet to Rockford typically takes 3 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Rockford faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 11 minutes to get from Joliet to Rockford.
A train getaway to Rockford clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Rockford before you have to hop on the train back to Joliet. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Rockford. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Saturday trains from Joliet to Rockford 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Joliet to Rockford start from $28.50, and on average cost $30.33. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Rockford. Amtrak in Joliet leaves from Gateway Center, And in Rockford trains arrive at Van Galder Bus Station - 7559 Walton St,
From Joliet to Rockford train travel on Amtrak takes 3 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to Rockford faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 11 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $30.48 for a one-way train ticket to Rockford.