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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Summit to Normal?

Lowest Price$12.00
Fastest Train1h 48m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Summit to Normal 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 during the holidays, click here.

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

If you're booking a train ticket this winter, expect to pay around $12.36 for a ticket from Summit, IL to Normal, IL. It's especially important now to book tickets at least 28 days in advance, as train ticket prices increase during the holiday season. If you wait until the last minute to book a same-day ticket, expect to pay an additional $7.38.

How long is the train journey from Summit to Normal?

The distance between Summit and Normal is approximately 107 miles, or 173 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 48 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 Summit to Normal 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 Tuesday 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 Summit at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Summit to Normal?

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

Which train should you take from Summit to Normal?

Amtrak Lincoln Service is the one and only train line which connects Summit, Illinois to Normal, Illinois. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Lincoln Service21h 49m$14.87

Where is the train station in Summit?

There is one train station in Summit:

  • Archer Ave and S Center Ave

Where is the train station in Normal?

Normal has one train station:

  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir

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