Travel from KKI to GJT

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$204 | 1d 5h 26min Train$218 | 1d 2h 11min Bus163 lb of CO2
  1. Train$218
    1d 2h 54min · 294 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$208
    1d 5h 57min · 166 lb of CO2
  3. Drive$149
    18h 40min · 212 lb of CO2

KKI to GJT Trains

train tickets from Kankakee to Grand Junction

$224 · 1d 2h 54min
AmtrakAmtrak KKI train to GJT
Train Tickets
About $224
Travel Duration
1d 2h 54min
Kankakee - KKI
Amtrak from KKI to CHIAmtrak · 1h 14minCity Of New Orleans
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to GJTAmtrak · 1d 1h 40minCalifornia Zephyr
Grand Junction - GJT

train tickets from Gilman to Grand Junction

$228 · 1d 3h 31min
AmtrakAmtrak GLM train to GJT
Train Tickets
About $228
Travel Duration
1d 3h 31min
Gilman - GLM
Amtrak from GLM to CHIAmtrak · 1h 50minSaluki
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to GJTAmtrak · 1d 1h 40minCalifornia Zephyr
Grand Junction - GJT

train tickets from Joliet to Grand Junction

$220 · 1d 2h 26min
AmtrakAmtrak JOL train to GJT
Train Tickets
About $220
Travel Duration
1d 2h 26min
Joliet - JOL
Amtrak from JOL to CHIAmtrak · 46minTexas Eagle
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to GJTAmtrak · 1d 1h 40minCalifornia Zephyr
Grand Junction - GJT

train tickets from Homewood to Grand Junction

$218 · 1d 2h 11min
AmtrakAmtrak HMW train to GJT
Train Tickets
About $218
Travel Duration
1d 2h 11min
Homewood - HMW
Amtrak from HMW to CHIAmtrak · 30minCity Of New Orleans
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to GJTAmtrak · 1d 1h 40minCalifornia Zephyr
Grand Junction - GJT

KKI to GJT Buses

bus tickets from Kankakee to Grand Junction

$208 · 1d 5h 57min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $208
Travel Duration
1d 5h 57min

bus tickets from Markham to Grand Junction

$209 · 1d 6h 11min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $209
Travel Duration
1d 6h 11min

bus tickets from Kankakee to Delta

$204 · 1d 5h 26min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $204
Travel Duration
1d 5h 26min

bus tickets from Markham to Delta

$206 · 1d 5h 42min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $206
Travel Duration
1d 5h 42min

Drive from KKI to GJT

Driving from KKI to GJT

$149 · 18h 40min

It's 1101 miles between KKI to GJT. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 40min and 19h 36min from KKI to GJT under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 32min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to GJT 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 $148.

Our recommendation to GJT

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

When to book trip from KKI to GJT?

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.

KKI to GJT CO - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from KKI to GJT. 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 GJT is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the KKI/GJT buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from KKI 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 KKI IL and GJT 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 KKI to GJT? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of GJT 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 GJT 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 KKI to GJT?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from KKI to GJT is by bus. The bus costs $204 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 26 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from KKI to GJT?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between KKI area and GJT, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 2 hours 54 minutes. We recommend catching the train at KKI Kankakee Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from KKI. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from KKI to GJT by car?

The total distance between KKI and GJT is 1101 miles and will take you about 18 hours 40 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

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