Cheap Madison to Normal  train tickets


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How much are Madison to Normal train tickets?

Lowest Price$43.00
Fastest6h 36m
Daily Schedules11
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How to find cheap train tickets from Madison to Normal ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Madison to Normal 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 Madison to Normal was $43.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $20.50 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 Madison to Normal ? How far is Madison to Normal ?

The distance between Madison to Normal is 178.16 miles or 286.65 km. A train trip from Madison to Normal typically takes 7 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Normal faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 36 minutes to get from Madison to Normal.

Going from Madison to Normal by train takes over 7 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 Monday trains from Madison to Normal 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Madison to Normal

Typically there are 11 schedules to compare for your trip to Normal. One train carrier operates regular service on the Madison to Normal route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Madison to Normal, usually offering 11 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Madison to Normal, 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Madison to Normal, which start at $52.00.

One train carrier connects Madison to Normal


Amtrak train tickets from Madison to Normal start from $43.00, and on average cost $48.70. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Normal. Amtrak in Madison leaves from 4 Collins Ct and one other station. And in Normal trains arrive at Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir,

From Madison to Normal train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Normal faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 36 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $50.71 for a one-way train ticket to Normal.

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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Normal that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Madison serving this route is 4 Collins Ct, UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St.
  • 4 Collins Ct
  • UW Memorial Union - 800 Langdon St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Normal from Madison., The busiest departure station in Madison serving this route is Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir.
  • Uptown Station - 11 Uptown Cir