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There are 4 ways to get from Joliet to Albion by train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Joliet Gateway Center to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albion

Drive

  1. Drive from Joliet to Albion

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Kalamazoo, train

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Kalamazoo (AZO)
  3. Take the train from Kalamazoo to Albion

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Detroit, train

  1. Take the train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW)
  3. Take the train from Dearborn to Albion

Joliet to Albion by train

The train journey time between Joliet and Albion is around 9h 43m and covers a distance of around 222 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 30m. The fastest train normally takes 9h 43m. Operated by Amtrak and Metra, the Joliet to Albion train service departs from Joliet Gateway Center and arrives in Albion. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 13m
Layover time:
5h 30m
Total time:
9h 43m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
9h 43m
Train distance:
222 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$58
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:19
Last train departs at:
11:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Joliet to Albion train schedules

Joliet → Albion
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Albion is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Albion is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Joliet to Albion is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Joliet to Albion is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Joliet to Albion. However, there are services departing from Joliet Gateway Center and arriving at Albion via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Joliet and Albion is 179 miles. The road distance is 200.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Joliet to Albion without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Joliet to Albion, including transfers.

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Joliet to Albion train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Joliet Gateway Center station.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kalamazoo Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Albion is 1h ahead of Joliet. It is currently 9:29 AM in Joliet and 10:29 AM in Albion.

Joliet to Albion train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albion station.

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Map of how to get from Joliet to Albion.
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  • Distance: 179.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Joliet, IL, USA and Albion, MI, USA?

You can take a train from Joliet to Albion via Chicago Union Station in around 5h 4m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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 Joliet Gateway Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Chicago Union Station to Albion
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Kalamazoo to Albion
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Dearborn to Albion
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Joliet to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Metra
Train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Metra

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Yes, the driving distance between Joliet to Albion is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Joliet to Albion.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Kalamazoo Airport.

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