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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Normal to St Louis?

Lowest Price$16.00
Fastest Train3h 16m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Normal to St Louis 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 St Louis?

In the last month, $16.20 was the average price of a train ticket from Normal, IL to St Louis, MO. 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 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $6.68 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Normal to St Louis?

The distance between Normal and St Louis is approximately 145 miles, or 234 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 16 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Normal to St Louis 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 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 Normal at 11:00am 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 Normal to St Louis?

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from St Louis to Normal. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Normal to St Louis for $23.00.

Which train should you take from Normal to St Louis?

2 train services operate from Normal, Illinois to St Louis, Missouri. 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 Service23h 19m$16.71
Amtrak Texas Eagle23h 17m$17.35

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 St Louis?

St Louis has one train station:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Price trends for trains from Normal to St Louis

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10OctNov

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 St Louis, MO
4.7
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Lincoln Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
5.0
Value
4.3
Condition
3.7
Janet
5.0
November 16, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I couldn't believe how they had remodeled the station in Normal and st. Louis. I couldn't have drove down there for the price of the ticket. I didn't have to worry about dealing with snow and ice. It was perfect!!!!
Cons
Nothing !!! It was great!!!
Tips
Take the train, you'll be glad you did!!!

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