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Chicago to Detroit train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$31.00
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day3
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Detroit train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Detroit is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Detroit were $39.12. By booking 13 days out, tickets are on average $8.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Chicago to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Detroit by train is at 4:00 PM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 PM on Sunday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Wolverine from Chicago to Detroit has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 train trips per day. Amtrak Wolverine has the most options for departures from Chicago to Detroit, with an average of 2 trips per day and 58 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Detroit. Of the 3 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Chicago to Detroit starts at $10.00.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Detroit train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Detroit from $27.00. There are 1 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $46.11 for a Amtrak ticket to Detroit. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Detroit from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Detroit, Amtrak arrives at 11 W Baltimore Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Detroit takes 6 hours and 54 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Detroit in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $60.70 for a weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Air conditioning
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Avg. Time
6h 54m
Avg. Price
$46.11

Amtrak Wolverine

Book Amtrak Wolverine from Chicago to Detroit from $27.00. There are 2 Amtrak Wolverine schedules from Chicago to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $47.27 for a Amtrak Wolverine ticket to Detroit. In Chicago, Amtrak Wolverine departs to Detroit from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Detroit, Amtrak Wolverine arrives at 11 W Baltimore Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Wolverine from Chicago to Detroit takes 5 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Wolverine trip will get you to Detroit in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Wolverine offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $60.23 for a weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 11m
Avg. Price
$47.27

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Detroit will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Detroit at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 11 W Baltimore Ave are the main train stations in Detroit for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave