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How much are train tickets from Jackson to Chicago?

Lowest Price$30.00
Fastest Train4h 12m
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Price trends for trains from Jackson to Chicago

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Jackson, MI to Chicago, IL
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 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
4.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Lana
5.0
September 6, 2019Visiting friends
Tips
Simple app process and no difficulties!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Jackson 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. 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 Jackson to Chicago?

In the last month, $30.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Jackson, MI to Chicago, IL. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $17.42 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Jackson to Chicago?

The distance between Jackson and Chicago is approximately 168 miles, or 270 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 12 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 Jackson to Chicago 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 Friday 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 Jackson at 7:00am and arrives in Chicago around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Jackson to Chicago?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Chicago 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 Chicago to Jackson. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Jackson to Chicago for $55.00.

Which train should you take from Jackson to Chicago?

Amtrak Wolverine is the one and only train line which connects Jackson, Michigan to Chicago, Illinois. 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 Wolverine14h 12m$34.34

Where is the train station in Jackson?

There is one train station in Jackson:

  • 501 E Michigan Ave

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago has one train station:

  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St

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