Trains from Macomb to Quincy
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There are 2 daily trains from Macomb to Quincy. Traveling by train from Macomb to Quincy usually takes around one hour and 3 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||53 mi (86 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 3m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Illinois Zephyr|
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Which train should you take from Macomb to Quincy?
2 train services operate from Macomb to Quincy. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
Amtrak Carl Sandburg
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.
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr
The Illinois Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak, running between Quincy and Chicago. Taking the train from Macomb to Quincy 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
Is it safe to travel by train from Macomb to Quincy 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Macomb to Quincy?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Macomb to Quincy 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 Macomb at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Macomb to Quincy?
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 Quincy 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 Quincy to Macomb.
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 Quincy?
Main arrival station: N 30th St and Wisman Ln
Quincy has one train station.
All train stations in Quincy:
N 30th St and Wisman Ln
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