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Lapeer - Chicago Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Lapeer to Chicago. Traveling by train from Lapeer to Chicago usually takes around 5 hours and 37 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance234 mi (377 km)
Fastest train5h 37m
Lowest price£24.14
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Blue Water
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Lapeer to Chicago

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Donald

10 December 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Blue Water

Cons: It was comfortable and easy and no longer than driving so stress free. Tips: Take it. It’s fun and relaxing and definitely a bargain.

5.0

Kim

23 August 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Blue Water

That I wasn’t driving

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Lapeer to Chicago was £29.77. This is an excellent deal, especially considering the length of the journey. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Chicago if you book your train tickets at least 13 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra £43.45.

Monthly average prices

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Mark your calendar for April if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Lapeer to Chicago. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of £31. If you're planning a trip from Lapeer to Chicago during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about £41 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Lapeer to Chicago. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 13 days before departure, you can save around £43.45. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Lapeer to Chicago?

Amtrak Blue Water is the one and only train line which connects Lapeer to Chicago. 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 Water15h 37m£59.14
  • 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 £24. Blue Water trains include amenities like free WiFi, cafe service, and power outlets at every seat.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Lapeer and Chicago is approximately 234 miles, or 377 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 37 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Lapeer to Chicago on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Wednesday. Wednesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Lapeer at 07:00 and arrives in Chicago around 5 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Chicago 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 Chicago to Lapeer.

City Information

Chicago

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 Lapeer?

Main departure station: 73 Howard St

There is one train station in Lapeer.

All train stations in Lapeer:

  • 73 Howard St

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago, IL - Union Station - CHIUST-0

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Main arrival 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.

Train stations in Chicago:

  • Chicago (Union Station), Illinois

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