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Lowest Price$16.00
Fastest Train1h 43m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kankakee to Mattoon right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Kankakee to Mattoon?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $16.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Kankakee to Mattoon. By booking your trip 2 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $2.50 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Kankakee to Mattoon?

The distance between Kankakee and Mattoon is approximately 116 miles, or 187 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 43 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kankakee to Mattoon are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Kankakee at 5:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Kankakee to Mattoon?

Trains leave the station in Kankakee twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Mattoon with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Mattoon to Kankakee. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Kankakee to Mattoon for $22.00.

What train services are there from Kankakee to Mattoon?

2 train services operate from Kankakee to Mattoon. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak City of New Orleans11h 48m$16.00
Amtrak Illini Service11h 43m$20.25

Where is the train station in Kankakee?

There is one train station in Kankakee:

  • 199 S East Ave

Where is the train station in Mattoon?

Mattoon has one train station:

  • 1718 Broadway Ave

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