Cheap Normal to Carbondale train tickets

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How much are Normal to Carbondale train tickets?

Lowest Price$33.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Normal to Carbondale ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Normal to Carbondale is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Normal to Carbondale was $33.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $31.38 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Normal to Carbondale ? How far is Normal to Carbondale ?

The distance between Normal to Carbondale is 193.05 miles or 310.60 km. A train trip from Normal to Carbondale typically takes 9 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Carbondale faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 6 minutes to get from Normal to Carbondale.

Going from Normal to Carbondale by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Normal to Carbondale are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Normal to Carbondale

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Carbondale. One train carrier operates regular service on the Normal to Carbondale route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Normal to Carbondale, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Normal to Carbondale, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Normal to Carbondale, which start at $31.00.

One train carrier connects Normal to Carbondale

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Normal to Carbondale start from $33.00, and on average cost $56.13. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Carbondale. Amtrak in Normal leaves from Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir, And in Carbondale trains arrive at 401 S Illinois Ave,

From Normal to Carbondale train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Carbondale faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 6 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $56.53 for a one-way train ticket to Carbondale.

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Avg. Time
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There is one train station from which trains depart Normal on their way to Carbondale. The busiest departure station in Normal serving this route is Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir.
  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir
There is one train station where trains arrive in Carbondale from Normal., The busiest departure station in Normal serving this route is 401 S Illinois Ave.
  • 401 S Illinois Ave