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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Normal to Joliet?

Lowest Price$10.00
Fastest Train1h 26m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Normal to Joliet 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

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

In the last month, $10.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Normal, 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 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $4.54 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Normal to Joliet?

The distance between Normal and Joliet is approximately 84 miles, or 136 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 26 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 Normal 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 Saturday 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 Normal 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 Normal to Joliet?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Normal to Joliet.

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

Which train should you take from Normal to Joliet?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lincoln Service21h 27m$10.52
Amtrak Texas Eagle21h 48m$10.90

Where is the train station in Normal?

There is one train station in Normal:

  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir

Where is the train station in Joliet?

Joliet has one train station:

  • Gateway Center

Price trends for trains from Normal to Joliet

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5OctNov

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Normal, IL to Joliet, IL
4.5
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Frankie
4.0
September 5, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
The chair was 90 degree angle, too straight

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