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Elkhart-Houghton Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Elkhart to Houghton?

Lowest Price$185.62
Fastest Train23h 5m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Elkhart to Houghton right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Elkhart to Houghton?

In the last month, $185.62 was the average price of a train ticket from Elkhart, IN to Houghton, MI. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Elkhart to Houghton?

The distance between Elkhart and Houghton is approximately 397 miles, or 639 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 23 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Elkhart to Houghton are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Elkhart at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Elkhart to Houghton?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Houghton to Elkhart.

Which train should you take from Elkhart to Houghton?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Elkhart, Indiana to Houghton, Michigan. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak323h 24m$185.62

Where is the train station in Elkhart?

There is one train station in Elkhart:

  • 131 Tyler Ave

Where is the train station in Houghton?

Houghton has one train station:

  • Michigan Tech University, Memorial Union

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