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There are 7 ways to get from Centralia to Vandalia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Champaign-Urbana
  2. Take the bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis to Dayton Trotwood

Cheapest

Train, bus to St. Louis, fly

  1. Take the train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Carbondale
  2. Take the bus from Carbondale to St Louis
  3. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Dayton (DAY)

Drive

  1. Drive from Centralia to Vandalia

Train to Champaign, fly

  1. Take the train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Champaign-Urbana
  2. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Dayton (DAY)

Bus to Evansville, fly

  1. Take the bus from Mt Vernon to Evansville
  2. Fly from Evansville (EVV) to Dayton (DAY)

Train, bus to Decatur, fly

  1. Take the train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Champaign-Urbana
  2. Take the bus from Champaign to Decatur
  3. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to Dayton (DAY)

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly

  1. Take the train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Homewood Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dayton (DAY)

Centralia to Vandalia by train and bus

The journey time between Centralia and Vandalia is around 20h 21m and covers a distance of around 371 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 6m. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 18m. Operated by Amtrak, Greyhound USA and Dayton RTA, the Centralia to Vandalia service departs from Centralia Amtrak Station and arrives in North Dixie @ National. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 14m
Layover time:
13h 6m
Total time:
20h 21m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
20h 18m
Journey distance:
371 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
59 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:23
Last service departs at:
08:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Centralia to Vandalia train and bus schedules

Centralia → Vandalia
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vandalia is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vandalia is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Vandalia is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Centralia to Vandalia is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Centralia to Vandalia is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 19m.

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The distance between Centralia and Vandalia is 282 miles. The road distance is 314.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Centralia to Vandalia without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 47m to get from Centralia to Vandalia, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Champaign Airport to Dayton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 16m and has one stopover.

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Vandalia is 1h ahead of Centralia. It is currently 7:42 AM in Centralia and 8:42 AM in Vandalia.

Yes, the driving distance between Centralia to Vandalia is 314 miles. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Centralia to Vandalia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Champaign Airport to Dayton Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Vandalia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Centralia to Vandalia.
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  • Distance: 282.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 47m

What companies run services between Centralia, IL, USA and Vandalia, OH, USA?

There is no direct connection from Centralia to Vandalia. However, you can take the train to Champaign-Urbana, take the walk to Champaign, IL, take the bus to Indianapolis, take the bus to Northwest Hub, take the line 08 bus to Wright Stop Plaza - N.B., then take the line 17 bus to North Dixie @ National. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Vandalia.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Champaign to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Champaign to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Champaign to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Decatur to Dayton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $600
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $550
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Flights from Evansville to Dayton via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Champaign-Urbana
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Carbondale
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Centralia Amtrak Station to Homewood Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Champaign, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to Dayton Trotwood, OH
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Carbondale,IL - Amtrak to St. Louis, MO - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
amtrak.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 Indianapolis to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Mt Vernon to Evansville
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Carbondale to St Louis
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Champaign to Decatur
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$28 - $40

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