Quincy to Naperville train

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Quincy - Naperville Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

2 trains operate daily from Quincy to Naperville. The train trip from Quincy to Naperville is usually about 4 hours and 53 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Carl Sandburg train can get you there in as little as 3 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance211 mi (340 km)
Fastest train3h 45m
Lowest price$24.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Carl Sandburg
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Quincy to Naperville

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




July 17, 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak Carl Sandburg

Pros: Not crowded. Cons: A reclining chair would be appreciated.

What is the price of a train ticket from Quincy to Naperville?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Quincy to Naperville was $29.00. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Naperville if you book your train tickets at least 11 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $10.83.

Monthly average prices

Mark your calendar for September if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Quincy to Naperville. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $33. If you're planning a trip from Quincy to Naperville during March, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $46 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Quincy to Naperville?

There are 3 train lines with service from Quincy to Naperville. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak115h 3m$33.50
Amtrak Carl Sandburg13h 45m$35.60
Amtrak Illinois Zephyr13h 46m$45.25
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Quincy to Naperville every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $28.

  • The Amtrak Carl Sandburg, named after the Pulitzer-winning author, is a sister service to the Illinois Zephyr. Both operate daily services between Chicago and Quincy with additional stops in Naperville and Kewanee. Whether you buy a coach class or business class ticket, you'll have plenty of legroom and complimentary WiFi, plus access to refreshments at the onboard cafe.

  • The Illinois Zephyr is a passenger train operated by Amtrak, running between Quincy and Chicago. Taking the train from Quincy to Naperville is a comfortable option, and tickets on this route cost on average. The Illinois Zephyr and its sister train, the Carl Sandburg, serve one of Amtrak's most popular lines. The train features amenities such as airline-style coach seating, a cafe on board, power outlets, restrooms, and Wi-Fi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Quincy and Naperville is approximately 211 miles, or 340 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 45 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Quincy to Naperville on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Wednesday. Wednesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Quincy at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

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

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in Quincy?

Main departure station: N 30th St and Wisman Ln

There is one train station in Quincy.

All train stations in Quincy:

  • N 30th St and Wisman Ln

Where is the train station in Naperville?

Main arrival station: 105 E Fourth Ave

Naperville has one train station.

All train stations in Naperville:

  • 105 E Fourth Ave

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