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Chicago-Ann Arbor Train Schedule
How much are train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
|Fastest Train||4h 17m|
|Trains Per Day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
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?
Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to Ann Arbor right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
In the last month, $32.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI. 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 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $15.52 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
The distance between Chicago and Ann Arbor is approximately 201 miles, or 324 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 17 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 from Chicago to Ann Arbor 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?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Chicago at 1:00pm and arrives in Ann Arbor around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Ann Arbor with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
Which train should you take from Chicago to Ann Arbor?
Amtrak Wolverine is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to Ann Arbor, Michigan. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Wolverine||1||4h 18m||$36.45|
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 Ann Arbor?
Ann Arbor has one train station:
- 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station
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