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Macomb - Naperville Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 2 daily train trips between Macomb and Naperville. The average train journey from Macomb to Naperville takes 2 hours and 56 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance159 mi (255 km)
Fastest train2h 56m
Lowest price$17.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Carl Sandburg
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Macomb to Naperville

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Donna

March 27, 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Illinois Zephyr

Pros: Fast trip. Cons: Bathroom could use a good scrub. Tips: No.

What is the price of a train ticket from Macomb to Naperville?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Macomb to Naperville was $21.50. This is basically as cheap as train fares can get. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 1 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $11.10 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Macomb to Naperville often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in October when the average ticket price is only $25. If you're thinking of traveling from Macomb to Naperville during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $36 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in November, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Macomb to Naperville?

2 train services operate from Macomb to Naperville. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carl Sandburg12h 56m$28.50
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr12h 58m$22.78
  • The Amtrak Carl Sandburg, named after the Pulitzer-winning author, is a sister service to the Illinois Zephyr. Both operate daily services between Chicago and Quincy with additional stops in Naperville and Kewanee. Whether you buy a coach class or business class ticket, you'll have plenty of legroom and complimentary WiFi, plus access to refreshments at the onboard cafe.

  • The Illinois Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak, running between Quincy and Chicago. Taking the train from Macomb to Naperville is a comfortable option, and tickets on this route cost on average. The Illinois Zephyr and its sister train, the Carl Sandburg, serve one of Amtrak's most popular lines. The train features amenities such as airline-style coach seating, a cafe on board, power outlets, restrooms, and Wi-Fi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Macomb and Naperville is approximately 159 miles, or 255 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 56 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

Trains departing from Macomb to Naperville tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Macomb at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Macomb twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Naperville 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 Naperville to Macomb.

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in Macomb?

Main departure station: 120 E Calhoun St

There is one train station in Macomb.

All train stations in Macomb:

  • 120 E Calhoun St

Where is the train station in Naperville?

Main arrival station: 105 E Fourth Ave

Naperville has one train station.

All train stations in Naperville:

  • 105 E Fourth Ave

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