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How much are train tickets from Mendota to Chicago?

Lowest Price$12.00
Fastest Train1h 41m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Mendota to Chicago
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Illinois Zephyr report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
October 7, 2019Visiting family
Close to home.
Be on time.
September 28, 2019Solo travel
Comfortable trip!
More on time!
June 29, 2019Vacation
Loved taking the train into Chicago instead of driving.
A little confusing at Union station. Had trouble figuring out where to go to get on the train back to mendota.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Mendota to Chicago 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 Mendota to Chicago?

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, $12.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Mendota to Chicago. By booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $2.72 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Mendota to Chicago?

The distance between Mendota and Chicago is approximately 80 miles, or 129 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 41 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 Mendota to Chicago are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Friday 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 Mendota at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Mendota to Chicago?

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

What train services are there from Mendota to Chicago?

2 train services operate from Mendota to Chicago. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr11h 41m$12.22
Amtrak Southwest Chief11h 51m$12.10

Where is the train station in Mendota?

There is one train station in Mendota:

  • 783 Main St

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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