U.S. 51 and IL 161 run through Centralia. IL 161 links the town to Interstate 57 to the east, while U.S. 51 links it to Interstate 64 to the south.
Centralia is served daily by Amtrak via the Illini and Saluki services that run between Chicago and Carbondale. The station is also a flag stop for the City of New Orleans running between Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans.
- 1 Centralia Carillon. 8th largest carillon in the world, with 65 bells.
- Fairview Park. An old steam locomotive from the old Illinois Central Railroad is on display here.
- Foundation Park. 235 acre park with hiking trails, an ice skating pond, two fishing ponds and two disc golf courses.
- 1 [dead link] Centralia Garden Estates Bed & Breakfast, 210 S Maple St, ☏ .
|Routes through Centralia|
|Champaign ← Effingham ←||N S||→ Carbondale → Memphis|
|Champaign ← Effingham ←||N S||→ Carbondale → END|
|Decatur ← Sandoval ←||N S||→ Jct W E31 → Carbondale|