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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Chicago to St Joseph?

Lowest Price$17.00
Fastest Train1h 43m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chicago to St Joseph 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 St Joseph?

In the last month, $17.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Chicago, IL to St Joseph, MI. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Chicago to St Joseph?

The distance between Chicago and St Joseph is approximately 60 miles, or 97 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 43 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 St Joseph are the most crowded on Friday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Chicago at 6:00pm and arrives in St Joseph about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Chicago to St Joseph?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to St Joseph with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from St Joseph to Chicago.

Which train should you take from Chicago to St Joseph?

Amtrak Pere Marquette is the one and only train line which connects Chicago, Illinois to St Joseph, 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Pere Marquette11h 43m$18.68

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 St Joseph?

St Joseph has one train station:

  • 410 1/2 Vine Street

Price trends for trains from Chicago to St Joseph

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Chicago, IL to St Joseph, MI
4.5
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Pere Marquette report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.5
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
German
4.0
January 1, 2020Visiting family
Pros
I don’t have to drive.I don’t have to drive.
Cons
Seat Seat
Pamela
5.0
July 17, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Very clean and comfy accommodations, never took Amtrak before but this experience was pleasant.Very clean and comfy accommodations, never took Amtrak before but this experience was pleasant.
Cons
I would have loved to purchase a snack but the lines were impossible. At least 30+minutes I would have loved to purchase a snack but the lines were impossible. At least 30+minutes
Tips
Relax and enjoy. Bring your own snacks. Relax and enjoy. Bring your own snacks.

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