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How much are train tickets from Pontiac to St Louis?

Lowest Price$22.00
Fastest Train3h 49m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2
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Pontiac-St Louis Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $22.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Pontiac, IL to St Louis, MO. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Pontiac and St Louis is approximately 177 miles, or 284 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 49 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 Pontiac to St Louis are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Pontiac at 11:00am 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 Pontiac to St Louis?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Pontiac to St Louis.

You can also take a train for your return trip from St Louis to Pontiac.

Which train should you take from Pontiac to St Louis?

2 train services operate from Pontiac, 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 52m$24.50
Amtrak Texas Eagle23h 54m$24.50

Where is the train station in Pontiac?

There is one train station in Pontiac:

  • 721 W Washington St

Where is the train station in St Louis?

St Louis has one train station:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

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