Carl Sandburg Schedule
Carl Sandburg Schedule

2023 Amtrak Carl Sandburg Schedule & More Info

Did you know you can take an Amtrak train between Chicago, IL, and Quincy, IL, in addition to many intermediate stops? This page offers the Amtrak Carl Sandburg Schedule and other information to help you plan your next Amtrak Adventure. In addition to the schedule, there is a printable PDF for you to download to your device or print.

The information for these guides comes from Amtrak, and Amtrak can change times anytime.

Temporary Amtrak Carl Sandburg Schedule Changes, Service Alerts, And Notices

Below is a link to Amtrak’s page informing passengers of temporary service or station changes. It doesn’t hurt to check before booking and leaving for the station.

Amtrak Carl Sandburg Service Accommodations


Amfleet Coach
Amfleet Coach

Coach seating – features comfortable seats, a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets. There are also two restrooms at one end of the car and trash cans on the other.

If you are bringing luggage aboard, there are overhead shelves, or you can use the racks at the end of the car.

Business class– includes extra legroom, a comfortable seat, and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. On this train, business class is part of the cafe car.

Additionally, Business Class customers receive a 25% bonus on Amtrak Guest Rewards points, and if you are leaving from Chicago, business class passengers can use the lounge!


Wi-fi – is free and available on this train, but streaming may not be available. Here are some ideas for entertainment on Amtrak.


Amtrak Cafe Car
Amtrak Cafe Car Seating

The Cafe – offers a variety of hot and cold meals, snacks, and hot and cold beverages and is available for all customers for most of the journey. This car may close at the start and end of the route.

You may bring food and drink aboard the train, but you cannot consume alcohol on the train you brought aboard.


Carry-On/Trainside bicyclesyou can bring up to 50 lbs. Standard bicycle sizes apply. Maximum tire width: 2″, Check the link for details, and bike service may not be available at all stations.


Pet – Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours.


Luggage: This train does not offer a checked bag service; you can bring two pieces of luggage and two personal items. All bags must be under 50 pounds. For more information, check out Amtrak’s baggage policy.

As stated before, you can use the overhead shelves or the racks at the end of the car.

Amtrak Carl Sandburg Service Schedule

Use this as a guide because things can change; check with Amtrak or your eticket for exact times. If there are two times, the first is the arrival, the second is the departure, and if there is only one, it is a quick stop.

Click on the stations to see the services offered at that stop.

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7:40aChicago, IL
Union Station (CHI)
7:58a | 7:59aLa Grange, IL (LAG)9:19p14
8:13a | 8:15aNaperville, IL (NPV)9:03p | 9:04p28
8:37a | 8:38aPlano, IL (PLO)8:38p | 8:39p52
9:04a | 9:05aMendota, IL (MDT)8:09p | 8:10p83
9:25a | 9:26aPrinceton, IL (PCT)7:47p | 7:48p104
9:48a | 9:49aKewanee, IL (KEE)7:23p | 7:24p131
10:21a | 10:23aGalesburg, IL (GBB)6:53p | 6:55p162
10:59aMacomb, IL (MAC)6:17p | 6:19p202
12:02pQuincy, IL (QCY) 5:30p258

Printable Amtrak Carl Sandburg Schedule

Feel free to print out or download this page from Amtrak.

My goal is to keep these as updated as possible.

Safe Travels,


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