Cheap Chicago to Ann Arbor  train tickets

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Lowest Price$31.00
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Amtrak Wolverine
3.0Based on 4 reviews
Based on 4 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Wolverine report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
3.5
Value
2.5
Condition
3.5
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Gabe4.0
June 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
access to outlets
Deborah3.0
May 24, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The train was clean.
Cons
It would be nice if there was more leg room. The ticket was expensive because they jack up the price for the holiday weekend.
Tips
Do not take Amtrak to Ann Arbor on a holiday weekend
Michael1.0
June 9, 2019Visiting family
Cons
The rest rooms where absolutely disgusting.

Should I take the train or bus from Ann Arbor to Chicago?

If you’re looking for comfort from Chicago to Ann Arbor, a train is the best option. Buses and trains both offer Wi-Fi, outlets and onboard restrooms, but trains have a bit more to offer. The standard Amtrak has both a Café Car and a Quiet Car, and Amtrak Wolverine goes beyond the typical to provide snacks and extra legroom.

The train from Chicago to Ann Arbor usually takes about 4 hours and 15 minutes. Buses are usually cheaper, but train rides still start as low as $31 for a ticket.

Does Amtrak go to Ann Arbor, Michigan?

There is an Amtrak station in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Amtrak is a great option when traveling from Chicago to Ann Arbor because in addition to a daily trip on the traditional Amtrak train, there are 3 daily trips from Chicago to Ann Arbor on Amtrak Wolverine (a higher speed Amtrak train).

What is there to do in Ann Arbor?

Ann Arbor is the home to the University of Michigan, so if you’re a football fan, you’ll want to take a visit to this Division I school. Even if you’re not a fan, U-M has a beautiful campus and museums worth visiting. If you want to get outside, you’ll find kayaks and other water activities on the Huron River. Ann Arbor also has a great art scene, including various fairs and festivals

How to find cheap train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor was $42.25. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to Ann Arbor ? How far is Chicago to Ann Arbor ?

The distance between Chicago to Ann Arbor is 201.35 miles or 323.96 km. A train trip from Chicago to Ann Arbor typically takes 5 hours, If you are looking to get to Ann Arbor faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Wolverine. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 5 minutes to get from Chicago to Ann Arbor.

Going from Chicago to Ann Arbor by train takes over 5 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Wolverine has the most connections between Chicago to Ann Arbor

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Ann Arbor. On the route to Ann Arbor 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Wolverine offers the most scheduled departures between Chicago to Ann Arbor, usually offering 3 trips per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to Ann Arbor, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor, which start at $10.00.

Chicago to Ann Arbor is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor start from $31.00, and on average cost $50.01. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Ann Arbor. Amtrak in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Ann Arbor trains arrive at 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station,

From Chicago to Ann Arbor train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ann Arbor faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Ann Arbor on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $63.90 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 55m
Avg. Price
$50.01

Amtrak Wolverine

Amtrak Wolverine train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor start from $31.00, and on average cost $52.71. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Wolverine schedules to Ann Arbor. Amtrak Wolverine in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in Ann Arbor trains arrive at 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station,

From Chicago to Ann Arbor train travel on Amtrak Wolverine takes 4 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ann Arbor faster, Amtrak Wolverine offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Wolverine offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $65.29 for a one-way train ticket to Ann Arbor.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 13m
Avg. Price
$52.71

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Chicago on their way to Ann Arbor. The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Ann Arbor from Chicago., The busiest departure station in Chicago serving this route is 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station.
  • 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station