Intermodal Service: Yes                        

Piggy Back Ramp Available: No

Amtrak has twice daily round-trip service to and from Chicago’s Union Station and Macomb. 

Illinois Zephyer leaves Macomb 7AM. Carl Sandburg leaves Macomb 6:18PM.

The expanded state service, known as the Carl Sandburg route (Trains 381 and 382), and the traditional Illinois Zephyr route (Trains 380 and 383) both reach Macomb. 

Visit: Amtrak Illinois Service

Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available nationwide through, by calling 800-USA-RAIL, using Quik-Trak automated ticket machines or at an authorized travel agent such as Macomb Travel Center (309-833-5531), located in the Macomb Amtrak station.

Go West provides service for students needing a ride to or from the train station to meet Amtrak. Please see the Go West Schedules for more information.

Amtrak Route