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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo. Traveling by train from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo usually takes around 2 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Wolverine train can make the trip in one hour and 52 minutes.

Distance94 mi (152 km)
Fastest train1h 52m
Lowest price€22.74
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Wolverine
Train lines2

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

In the last month, €24.85 was the average price of a train ticket from Ann Arbor, MI 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €5.96 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€51€34€17AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo will vary between €23 and €45. Planning a train trip to Kalamazoo within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Ann Arbor over the next 7 days is €23. 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 Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €21 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €26 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

€42€34€25€17€83020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Kalamazoo from Ann Arbor will be about €5.96 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo?

2 train services operate from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Kalamazoo, Michigan. Amtrak Wolverine usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13h 8m€29.16
Amtrak Wolverine21h 58m€27.17
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    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €23.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ann Arbor 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.

How long is the train journey from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo?

The distance between Ann Arbor and Kalamazoo is approximately 94 miles, or 152 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 52 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo 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 Monday 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 Ann Arbor at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Kalamazoo. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kalamazoo to Ann Arbor. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Ann Arbor to Kalamazoo for €25.26.

City Information

Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a quirky city filled with interesting secrets for curious travelers. The first thing to do in Ann Arbor is to check out its crown jewel, the University of Michigan. Boasting as many as 30 libraries and more than 16 museums, the university will fulfill every culturally-inclined traveler’s desires with ease. Nature lovers who enjoy a breath of fresh air should consider hopping on the Huron River Water Trail, which offers plenty of opportunities for paddling. Also don’t miss out on a show at the famous Michigan Theater, which offers retro shows and live acts.

Travelers can enjoy an authentic Ann Arbor culinary experience at Kerrytown, a historic quarter in the city. Located there are the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, as well as Zingerman’s Deli, both of which are local favorites.

The Amtrak station at 325 Depot St serves as the city’s main hub for both bus and train travel. From the station you can catch a bus or train to various cities such as Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and beyond. Ann Arbor is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Ann Arbor?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Ann Arbor.

Where is the train station in Kalamazoo?

Arrival stations

Kalamazoo has one train station.

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