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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Troy to Chicago. Traveling by train from Troy to Chicago usually takes around 6 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Wolverine train can make the trip in 5 hours and 53 minutes.

Distance235 mi (378 km)
Fastest train5h 53m
Lowest price£35.50
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Wolverine
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Troy to Chicago

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.7

4.0

Julie

8 May 2022- Regular commuter

Amtrak Wolverine

More communication with the delay. We were stopped for over 30 minutes before announcing the reason

More communication with the delay. We were stopped for over 30 minutes before announcing the reason

5.0

Sri Harsha

14 December 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: Nice and comfortable... Cons: Nothing much really...Very good. Tips: Wifi Connectivity is an issue as it's expected in a moving train. Other than that, excellent staff, service and ride all along.

Pros: Nice and comfortable... Cons: Nothing much really...Very good. Tips: Wifi Connectivity is an issue as it's expected in a moving train. Other than that, excellent staff, service and ride all along.

5.0

Susan

3 September 2019- Solo travel

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: porter in chicago checked my bags in for the Calif. zephyr while I sat in the cart then drove me right to my departure gate. train car was cleaner than the last time oil took the train to chicago. Cons: updated, improved bathrooms, bumpy tracks fixed. Tips: troy ...

Pros: porter in chicago checked my bags in for the Calif. zephyr while I sat in the cart then drove me right to my departure gate. train car was cleaner than the last time oil took the train to chicago. Cons: updated, improved bathrooms, bumpy tracks fixed. Tips: troy station really nice to leave from.

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4.0

Pamela

24 August 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: Could do a variety of things other than focus on driving. Cons: Was over an hour late both ways. On time would be huge improvement. Tips: WiFi was sporadic: download any music or entertainment you want before leaving home.

Pros: Could do a variety of things other than focus on driving. Cons: Was over an hour late both ways. On time would be huge improvement. Tips: WiFi was sporadic: download any music or entertainment you want before leaving home.

4.0

Gerald

13 June 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Wolverine

Was nice talking to other interesting people.

Was nice talking to other interesting people.

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

In the last month, £38.85 was the average price of a train ticket from Troy to Chicago. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £25.66 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£74£50£25JulJul

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Troy to Chicago will vary between £36 and £64. Planning a train trip to Chicago within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Troy over the next 7 days is £36. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Troy to Chicago by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £38 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Troy to Chicago in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £48 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£62£50£37£25£123020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Chicago from Troy will be about £25.66 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Troy to Chicago?

Amtrak Wolverine is the one and only train line which connects Troy to Chicago. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Wolverine36h 9m£47.86
  • Amtrak Wolverine

    Amtrak Wolverine

    The Amtrak Wolverine provides rail service from Chicago to Pontiac, Michigan, and offers 3 trips per day. Each train features amenities such as a cafe car and onboard WiFi. The average ticket price from Troy to Chicago on the Wolverine is , but you can find deals for as low as £36.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Troy to Chicago during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Troy to Chicago?

The distance between Troy and Chicago is approximately 235 miles, or 378 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 53 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 departing from Troy to Chicago tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Friday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Troy at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Troy to Chicago?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Troy to Chicago.

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

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 Troy?

Main departure station: 1201 Doyle Dr - Troy Transit Ctr

There is one train station in Troy.

All train stations in Troy:

  • 1201 Doyle Dr - Troy Transit Ctr

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago, IL - Union Station - CHIUST-0

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Main arrival station: Union Station

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:

  • Union Station

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