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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Chicago to New Buffalo?

Lowest Price$9.50
Fastest Train1h 8m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to New Buffalo 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Chicago to New Buffalo?

In the last month, $9.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to New Buffalo, 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 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $4.74 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to New Buffalo?

The distance between Chicago and New Buffalo is approximately 46 miles, or 74 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 8 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 Chicago to New Buffalo 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 Thursday 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 Chicago at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. 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 Chicago to New Buffalo?

Trains leave the station in Chicago twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to New Buffalo with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New Buffalo to Chicago.

Which train should you take from Chicago to New Buffalo?

2 train services operate from Chicago, Illinois to New Buffalo, Michigan. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Blue Water11h 9m$10.66
Amtrak Wolverine11h 14m$11.19

Amtrak Blue Water train tickets from Chicago to New Buffalo start from $10, and on average cost $11. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Blue Water schedules to New Buffalo. Amtrak Blue Water in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in New Buffalo trains arrive at 226 N Whittaker St, From Chicago to New Buffalo train travel on Amtrak Blue Water takes 1 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Buffalo faster, Amtrak Blue Water offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to travel to New Buffalo on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Blue Water scheduled trip per day, which will cost $11 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

Amtrak Wolverine train tickets from Chicago to New Buffalo start from $10, and on average cost $11. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Wolverine schedules to New Buffalo. Amtrak Wolverine in Chicago leaves from Union Station - 225 S Canal St, And in New Buffalo trains arrive at 226 N Whittaker St, From Chicago to New Buffalo train travel on Amtrak Wolverine takes 1 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Buffalo faster, Amtrak Wolverine offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to travel to New Buffalo on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Wolverine scheduled trip per day, which will cost $12 for a one-way weekend reservation from Chicago.

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 New Buffalo?

New Buffalo has one train station:

  • 226 N Whittaker St

Price trends for trains from Chicago to New Buffalo

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5MarMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Chicago, IL to New Buffalo, MI

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Mary

August 22, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: No driving. Cost efficient. Cons: Computer glitch caused train to run behind. Never the less the travel, service and value was still very good. Tips: No tips. Pros: No driving. Cost efficient. Cons: Computer glitch caused train to run behind. Never the less the travel, service and value was still very good. Tips: No tips.

3.0

Jamie

June 14, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: Once we boarded, the train ride was great. But the train was 2 hours late with little to no communication to let passengers know what was happening. And if there was an announcement, it was so low, it was difficult to hear. Cons: Better communication with passe... Pros: Once we boarded, the train ride was great. But the train was 2 hours late with little to no communication to let passengers know what was happening. And if there was an announcement, it was so low, it was difficult to hear. Cons: Better communication with passengers.More

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