Travel from HER to ALN

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$204 | 1d 5h 28min Bus$204 | 1d 5h 28min Bus163 lb of CO2
  1. Train$270
    1d 9h 43min · 368 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$204
    1d 5h 28min · 163 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$149
    18h 45min · 213 lb of CO2

HER to ALN Trains

train tickets from Helper to Alton

$275 · 1d 9h 43min
AmtrakAmtrak HER train to ALN
Train Tickets
About $275
Travel Duration
1d 9h 43min
Helper - HER
Amtrak from HER to CHIAmtrak · 1d 4h 7minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to ALNAmtrak · 5h 36minTexas Eagle
Alton - ALN

train tickets from Helper to Saint Louis

$278 · 1d 10h 9min
AmtrakAmtrak HER train to STL
Train Tickets
About $278
Travel Duration
1d 10h 9min
Helper - HER
Amtrak from HER to CHIAmtrak · 1d 4h 7minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to STLAmtrak · 6h 1minTexas Eagle
Saint Louis - STL

train tickets from Helper to Carlinville

$270 · 1d 9h 3min
AmtrakAmtrak HER train to CRV
Train Tickets
About $270
Travel Duration
1d 9h 3min
Helper - HER
Amtrak from HER to CHIAmtrak · 1d 4h 7minCalifornia Zephyr
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to CRVAmtrak · 4h 56minTexas Eagle
Carlinville - CRV

HER to ALN Buses

bus tickets from Duchesne to St Louis

$204 · 1d 5h 28min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $204
Travel Duration
1d 5h 28min

Drive from HER to ALN

Driving from HER to ALN

$149 · 18h 45min

It's 1106 miles between HER to ALN. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 45min and 19h 42min from HER to ALN under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 38min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to ALN by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $149.

Our recommendation to ALN

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from HER to ALN?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

HER to ALN IL - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from HER to ALN. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to ALN is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the HER/ALN buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from HER is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between HER UT and ALN during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from HER to ALN? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of ALN traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to ALN is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from HER to ALN?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from HER to ALN is by bus. The bus costs $204 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 28 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from HER to ALN?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between HER area and ALN, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 9 hours 43 minutes. We recommend catching the train at HER Helper Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from HER. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from HER to ALN by car?

The total distance between HER and ALN is 1106 miles and will take you about 18 hours 45 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

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