There are 4 ways to get from Joliet to Uptown Station by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Joliet Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak Lincoln Service / ...

$28 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Joliet, IL - Mall to Normal, IL - ISU 500is

$18 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Joliet to Uptown Station 95 miles

$9 - $14

Train, fly  •  4 h 49 min

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

$101 - $479

What companies run services between Joliet, IL, USA and Uptown Station, IL, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Joliet to Uptown Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, Suburban Express operates a bus from Joliet to Uptown Station twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Bloomington
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Joliet Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Joliet to LaSalle Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Suburban Express
Website
suburbanexpress.com
Bus from Joliet, IL - Mall to Normal, IL - ISU
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
suburbanexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Joliet to Uptown Station?

The distance between Joliet and Uptown Station is 136 km. The road distance is 152 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Joliet to Uptown Station?

The cheapest way to get from Joliet to Uptown Station is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Joliet to Uptown Station?

The quickest way to get from Joliet to Uptown Station is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs $28 - $60.

Is there a direct train between Joliet and Uptown Station?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Joliet Union Station and arriving at Bloomington-Normal Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

Is there a direct bus between Joliet and Uptown Station?

No, there is no direct bus from Joliet to Uptown Station. However, there are services departing from Jefferson St & Chicago St and arriving at Normal, IL - ISU via Joliet, IL - Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Joliet to Uptown Station?

The train from Joliet Union Station to Bloomington-Normal Amtrak takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs every four hours.