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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Chicago to Kalamazoo?

Lowest Price€18.10
Fastest Train2h 8m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Kalamazoo 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.

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

In the last month, €18.10 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo, MI. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €7.52 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Kalamazoo?

The distance between Chicago and Kalamazoo is approximately 109 miles, or 175 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 8 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Chicago to Kalamazoo are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Thursday 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 Chicago at 13:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. 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 Chicago to Kalamazoo?

Trains leave the station in Chicago twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Kalamazoo with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kalamazoo to Chicago. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chicago to Kalamazoo for €9.87.

Which train should you take from Chicago to Kalamazoo?

2 train services operate from Chicago, Illinois to Kalamazoo, Michigan. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Blue Water12h 8m€20.32
Amtrak Wolverine12h 9m€21.56

Amtrak Blue Water train tickets from Chicago to Kalamazoo start from €18, and on average cost €20. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Blue Water schedules to Kalamazoo. Amtrak Blue Water in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Kalamazoo trains arrive at 459 N Burdick St, From Chicago to Kalamazoo train travel on Amtrak Blue Water takes 2 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Kalamazoo on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Blue Water scheduled trip per day, which will cost €21 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Amtrak Wolverine train tickets from Chicago to Kalamazoo start from €18, and on average cost €22. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Wolverine schedules to Kalamazoo. Amtrak Wolverine in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Kalamazoo trains arrive at 459 N Burdick St, From Chicago to Kalamazoo train travel on Amtrak Wolverine takes 2 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kalamazoo faster, Amtrak Wolverine offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Kalamazoo on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Wolverine scheduled trip per day, which will cost €24 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Where is the train station in Chicago?

There is one train station in Chicago:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

Where is the train station in Kalamazoo?

Kalamazoo has one train station:

  • 459 N Burdick St

Price trends for trains from Chicago to Kalamazoo

Average prices by travel date

€25€16€8FebMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Chicago, IL to Kalamazoo, MI

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Decarlos

11 December 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: The staff was very courteous. The train was clean. I was pleased with the punctuality. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Just arrive early and you will have a pleasant time. Pros: The staff was very courteous. The train was clean. I was pleased with the punctuality. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Just arrive early and you will have a pleasant time.

5.0

Zachary

10 December 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: Got to see my wife. Cons: Nothing u brought me to say the loml. Tips: My girls hotter then urs. Pros: Got to see my wife. Cons: Nothing u brought me to say the loml. Tips: My girls hotter then urs.

5.0

Ann

3 December 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: Sooo much better than air travel, start to finish! Tips: Be aware that ticket offices at the station may not be open when you need it. Pros: Sooo much better than air travel, start to finish! Tips: Be aware that ticket offices at the station may not be open when you need it.

5.0

Jacqueline

15 June 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Wolverine

How easy it was to just hop on the train and show your ticket on your phoneHow easy it was to just hop on the train and show your ticket on your phone

3.0

Keith

5 May 2019 -

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: Train was clean and comfortable, on-time LEAVING Union Station. Cons: Each time this year that I’ve traveled on the train from Chicago’s Union Station to Kalamazoo, the train has been at least a half hour late arriving into Kalamazoo. My wife is the one who pick... Pros: Train was clean and comfortable, on-time LEAVING Union Station. Cons: Each time this year that I’ve traveled on the train from Chicago’s Union Station to Kalamazoo, the train has been at least a half hour late arriving into Kalamazoo. My wife is the one who picks me up in Kalamazoo, and each time she gets there a few minutes early, only to be disappointed! Tips: Good luck!More

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