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traveling from Chicago to Detroit by train

Cheapest price$30.00
Fastest time5h 4m
Trips per day4
train carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Chicago to Detroit?

The best way to get the cheapest 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 $39.08. 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 from Chicago to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Detroit by train is at 12 PM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 4 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.

How many daily train trips are there from Chicago to Detroit?

On average there are 4 train trips per day. Amtrak Wolverine has the most options for departures from Chicago to Detroit, with an average of 3 trips per day and 60 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Detroit. Of the 4 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Chicago start at $10.00.

train lines that run from Chicago to Detroit

Amtrak Wolverine

Amtrak Wolverine operates, on average, 3 train schedule(s) from Chicago to Detroit. The average Amtrak Wolverine ticket to Detroit costs $49.95. Cheap Amtrak Wolverine tickets to Detroit are available on Wanderu starting from $30.00. In Chicago, Amtrak Wolverine departs 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 4 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Wolverine offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay $66.20 for a weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Amtrak Wolverine
Amtrak Wolverine
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Avg. Time
5h 11m
Avg. Price
$49.95

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Chicago to Detroit. The average Amtrak ticket to Detroit costs $49.05. Cheap Amtrak tickets to Detroit are available on Wanderu starting from $30.00. In Chicago, Amtrak departs 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 4 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $65.34 for a weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 54m
Avg. Price
$49.05

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