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Lincoln - Joliet Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Lincoln to Joliet. Traveling by train from Lincoln to Joliet usually takes around 2 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Lincoln Service train can make the trip in one hour and 59 minutes.

Distance116 mi (187 km)
Fastest train1h 59m
Lowest price$16.00
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Lincoln Service
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Lincoln to Joliet?

In the last month, $16.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Lincoln, IL to Joliet, IL. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 3 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $12.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Lincoln to Joliet by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $13 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Lincoln to Joliet in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $29 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Lincoln to Joliet?

2 train services operate from Lincoln, Illinois to Joliet, Illinois. Amtrak Lincoln Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lincoln Service42h 5m$19.79
Amtrak Texas Eagle22h 31m$25.33

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lincoln to Joliet during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Lincoln to Joliet?

The distance between Lincoln and Joliet is approximately 116 miles, or 187 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 59 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 Lincoln to Joliet are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Lincoln at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Lincoln to Joliet?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Lincoln to Joliet.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Joliet to Lincoln.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Lincoln?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Lincoln.

Where is the train station in Joliet?

Arrival stations

Joliet has one train station.

Need a return trip from Joliet to Lincoln?

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