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There are 6 ways to get from Decatur to Joliet by taxi, train, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Decatur to Lincoln Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Lincoln Amtrak to Joliet Union Station Lincoln Service / ...

$129 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus, line 352 bus, line 364 bus, line 832 bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Rs Decatur Il, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
  2. Take the line 352 bus from 95th/Dan Ryan CTA Station to Pace Harvey Transportation Center 352
  3. Take the line 364 bus from Pace Harvey Transportation Center to Herion Way at Wheeler 364
  4. Take the line 832 bus from Herion & Wheeler to Ottawa St & Jefferson St 832

$27 - $56

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Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Decatur to Joliet 145.6 miles

$14 - $21

Fly from Decatur, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Decatur (DEC) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DEC - ORD
  2. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet

$76 - $99

Taxi to Springfield, fly, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Decatur to Springfield
  2. Fly from Springfield (SPI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SPI - ORD
  3. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet

$209 - $490

Bus to Champaign, fly, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Rs Decatur Il, Il to Champaign, Il
  2. Fly from Champaign (CMI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) CMI - ORD
  3. Take the train from LaSalle Street to Joliet

$150 - $492

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The cheapest way to get from Decatur to Joliet is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Decatur to Joliet is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Decatur to Joliet. However, there are services departing from Rs Decatur Il, Il and arriving at Ottawa St & Jefferson St via 95th/Dan Ryan CTA Station, Pace Harvey Transportation Center and Herion & Wheeler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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The distance between Decatur and Joliet is 126 miles. The road distance is 145.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Decatur to Joliet without a car is to taxi and train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $120 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Decatur to Joliet, including transfers.

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Decatur to Joliet bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rs Decatur Il, Il station.

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The quickest flight from Decatur Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 22 min.

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Decatur to Joliet bus services, operated by Pace Bus, arrive at Ottawa St & Jefferson St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Decatur to Joliet is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Decatur to Joliet.

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  • Distance: 125.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Decatur, IL, USA and Joliet, IL, USA?

You can take a bus from Decatur to Joliet via Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il, 95th/Dan Ryan CTA Station, Pace Harvey Transportation Center, Herion Way at Wheeler, and Herion & Wheeler in around 6 h 12 min.

Airlines
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Decatur to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Champaign to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Springfield to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $700
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 Lincoln Amtrak to Joliet Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $230
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from LaSalle Street to Joliet
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
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 Rs Decatur Il, Il to Chicago 95Th & Dan Ryan, Il
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Rs Decatur Il, Il to Champaign, Il
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Pace Bus
Phone
+1(847)2282322
Email
Passenger.Services@PaceBus.com
Website
pacebus.com
Bus from 95th/Dan Ryan CTA Station to Pace Harvey Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Pace Harvey Transportation Center to Herion Way at Wheeler
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Bus from Herion & Wheeler to Ottawa St & Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pacebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Decatur to Lincoln Amtrak
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Cape Air offers flights from Decatur Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Joliet. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Decatur to Decatur Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $15 - $19.

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