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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Battle Creek to Chicago?

Lowest Price$23.00
Fastest Train3h 13m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Battle Creek to Chicago

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JulJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Battle Creek to Chicago
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 1 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
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Tamera
5.0
July 19, 2019Vacation
Pros
On time going but late on the return trip. The staff was very helpful with both of us sitting together on our return trip. Very kind
Cons
Amtrak is a nice way to travel
Tips
I keep forgetting about Business class and handicap seating.

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
3.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Battle Creek to Chicago 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Battle Creek to Chicago?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $23.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Battle Creek to Chicago. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $14.19 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Battle Creek to Chicago?

The distance between Battle Creek and Chicago is approximately 129 miles, or 208 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 13 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Battle Creek to Chicago are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Battle Creek at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Battle Creek to Chicago?

Trains leave the station in Battle Creek twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Chicago 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 Chicago to Battle Creek. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Battle Creek to Chicago for $46.00.

What train services are there from Battle Creek to Chicago?

2 train services operate from Battle Creek to Chicago. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Blue Water13h 21m$27.08
Amtrak Wolverine13h 14m$27.97

Where is the train station in Battle Creek?

There is one train station in Battle Creek:

  • 119 McCamly St S

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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