Chicago to Port Huron train

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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Chicago to Port Huron per day. The average train journey from Chicago to Port Huron takes 6 hours and 31 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance276 mi (444 km)
Fastest train6h 31m
Lowest price£22.30
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Blue Water
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Chicago to Port Huron

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)




5 January 2024- Solo travel

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: I liked how it takes the stress out of having to navigate when you drive. Cons: Include a spot for travelers to post pictures on the review. Tips: Bring stuff to do and you can charge your devices right at your seat.



5 September 2023- Visiting family

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: Very helpful, friendly staff onboard. Cons: Bathroom door could work better. Tips: No.



25 September 2022- Vacation

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: I didn’t have to drive. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Bring a blanket Bring snacks and water.



8 December 2019- Couples trip

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: We loved it and would definitely do it again for sure. Excellent value and trip. Cons: The only confusion Was with signage in Chicago at union station where to go upon arrival. Staff were very helpful but now we know what to do. Tips: Bring your own food and drinks menu was a bit limited.



31 July 2019- Couples trip

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: Location. Cons: Wifi. Tips: No.

What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to Port Huron?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Chicago to Port Huron was £31.02. This is an excellent price given the length of the route. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 25 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around £34.13 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

You can find the lowest prices on this route during November. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Chicago to Port Huron, with the average price at just £32. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in December, when the average price goes up to £35. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Chicago to Port Huron. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 25 days before departure, you can save around £34.13. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Chicago to Port Huron?

Amtrak Blue Water is the one and only train line which connects Chicago to Port Huron. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Blue Water16h 31m£44.38
  • The Blue Water is a higher-speed Amtrak train line that travels 319 miles between Chicago, IL and Port Huron, MI. Both Coach and Business Class tickets are available to purchase on the Blue Water, but if you’re looking to save, make sure to book early and you could find tickets for as low as £22. Blue Water trains include amenities like free WiFi, cafe service, and power outlets at every seat.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Chicago and Port Huron is approximately 276 miles, or 444 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 31 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.

Trains from Chicago to Port Huron are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Chicago at 16:00 and arrives in Port Huron around 6 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Port Huron with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Port Huron to Chicago.

City Information


Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago, IL - Union Station - CHIUST-0

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Main departure station: Chicago (Union Station), Illinois

The historic Chicago Union Station is the United States' third busiest train station and a hub for 15 Amtrak train lines with destinations throughout the country. The station also serves bus carriers like Greyhound, Indian Trails and Jefferson Lines, and offers connections to Metra commuter lines. Union Station is also just a quick walk to the nearest Chicago L lines. The current station was built in 1925, to replace the original one dating back to 1881, and today wows visitors with its impressive facade, massive columns, and opulent Great Hall. Located right in downtown and adjacent to the Chicago Loop, Union Station is equipped with many services and amenities, including phone charging stations, shops, and various food and drink options.

All train stations in Chicago:

  • Chicago (Union Station), Illinois

Where is the train station in Port Huron?

Main arrival station: Prt Huron

Port Huron has one train station.

Train stations in Port Huron:

  • Prt Huron

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