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How much are train tickets from St Louis to Joliet?

Lowest Price$25.00
Fastest Train4h 24m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from St Louis to Joliet

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15AugAug

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for St Louis to Joliet
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Lincoln Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
3.5
Walter
4.0
December 30, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Wonderful, comfortable ride. Love riding the train. Very affordable, too.
Cons
The train car going to St. Louis was warm because the outside weather was in the mid-70s. Train couldn't control, they said, the overheating inside. Definitely the bathrooms could be improved. One had no toilet paper. The other one was spacious and dirty and we got lock...More

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $25.00 was the average price of a train ticket from St Louis, MO to Joliet, IL. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.23 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between St Louis and Joliet is approximately 229 miles, or 369 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 24 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 St Louis to Joliet are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 St Louis at 4:00am 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.

How many trains per day run from St Louis to Joliet?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Joliet. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

What train services are there from St Louis to Joliet?

2 train services operate from St Louis to Joliet. 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 Service24h 28m$25.70
Amtrak Texas Eagle15h 1m$27.04

Where is the train station in St Louis?

There is one train station in St Louis:

  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St

Where is the train station in Joliet?

Joliet has one train station:

  • Gateway Center

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