Cheap Gainesville to Carbondale  train tickets


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How much are Gainesville to Carbondale train tickets?

Lowest Price$248.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Gainesville to Carbondale ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Gainesville to Carbondale is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Gainesville to Carbondale was $248.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Gainesville to Carbondale ? How far is Gainesville to Carbondale ?

The distance between Gainesville to Carbondale is 526.99 miles or 847.90 km. A train trip from Gainesville to Carbondale typically takes 36 hours, If you are looking to get to Carbondale faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 34 hours and 25 minutes to get from Gainesville to Carbondale.

Going from Gainesville to Carbondale by train takes over 36 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Friday trains from Gainesville to Carbondale are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Gainesville to Carbondale

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Carbondale. One train carrier operates regular service on the Gainesville to Carbondale route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Gainesville to Carbondale, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Gainesville to Carbondale, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Gainesville to Carbondale


Amtrak train tickets from Gainesville to Carbondale start from $248.00, and on average cost $248.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Carbondale. Amtrak in Gainesville leaves from 605 E California St, And in Carbondale trains arrive at 401 S Illinois Ave,

From Gainesville to Carbondale train travel on Amtrak takes 36 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Carbondale faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 34 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Gainesville on their way to Carbondale. The busiest departure station in Gainesville serving this route is 605 E California St.
  • 605 E California St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Carbondale from Gainesville., The busiest departure station in Gainesville serving this route is 401 S Illinois Ave.
  • 401 S Illinois Ave