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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Chicago to New Buffalo?

Lowest Price$9.50
Fastest Train1h 28m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Chicago to New Buffalo

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5SONDJFMAMJJA

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
4.5
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Blue Water report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
2.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Jamie
3.0
June 14, 2019Vacation
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.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Wolverine report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Mary
4.0
August 22, 2019Vacation
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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to New Buffalo 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 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 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $4.44 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 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 28 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 Thursday. 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 Wednesday 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 12:00pm 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 28m$10.71
Amtrak Wolverine11h 34m$11.24

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

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