There are 8 ways to get from Carbondale to Naperville by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Illini / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville Bnsf / ...

$60 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Naperville Rt59

$55 - $138

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Carbondale Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Illini / ...
  2. Take the bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Oakbrook Mall Champaign to Chicago Area NORTH

$69 - $128

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Carbondale to Naperville 345.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Marion to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Marion (MWA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MWA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville

$139 - $317

Taxi to Cape Girardeau, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Carbondale to Cape Girardeau
  2. Fly from Cape Girardeau (CGI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CGI - ORD
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville

$229 - $608

Drive to Paducah, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Carbondale to Paducah
  2. Fly from Paducah (PAH) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) PAH - ORD
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville

$115 - $395

Bus to St. Louis, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
  2. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Chicago Midway (MDW) STL - MDW
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville

$149 - $386

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Carbondale to Naperville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Carbondale to Naperville is to drive and fly and train which costs $110 - $400 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Carbondale to Naperville. However, there are services departing from Carbondale and arriving at Naperville Rt59 via St Louis, Mo and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Carbondale to Naperville. However, there are services departing from Carbondale Amtrak and arriving at Naperville via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Carbondale and Naperville is 288 miles. The road distance is 345.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Carbondale to Naperville without a car is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs $60 - $180.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Carbondale to Naperville, including transfers.

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Carbondale to Naperville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Carbondale station.

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Map of how to get from Carbondale to Naperville.
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  • Distance: 287.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Carbondale, IL, USA and Naperville, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Carbondale to Naperville via Chicago Union Station in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Carbondale to Naperville via St Louis, Mo and Chicago, Il in around 9 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Marion to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Marion to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Marion to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Cape Girardeau to Chicago O'Hare via Quincy
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Paducah to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Marion to Chicago O'Hare via St. Louis, Decatur
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Carbondale Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Carbondale Amtrak to Champaign-Urbana Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Naperville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Peoria Charter Coach Company
Website
peoriacharter.com
Bus from Champaign - Illinois Terminal to Oakbrook Mall
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Schedules at
peoriacharter.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Carbondale to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Naperville Rt59
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Other operators
Taxi from Carbondale to Cape Girardeau
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Ace Taxi
Phone
+1 618-549-8294
Website
acetaxi.com

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