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Jackson - Ann Arbor Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 2 daily train trips between Jackson and Ann Arbor. The average train journey from Jackson to Ann Arbor takes 36 minutes, but some Amtrak Wolverine train trips are as short as 35 minutes.

Distance34 mi (54 km)
Fastest train0h 35m
Lowest price$7.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Wolverine
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Jackson to Ann Arbor?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Jackson and Ann Arbor cost $9.25, on average. This is about as cheap as train fares get on this route. Booking your trip at least 24 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $6.46 more.

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulJul

The average cost of a one-way train trip from Jackson to Ann Arbor is expected to fluctuate between $8 and $19 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Ann Arbor in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Jackson is $9.

Monthly avg. prices

$25$20$15$10$5ASONDJFMAMJJ
You can find the lowest prices on this route during July. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Jackson to Ann Arbor, with the average price at just $10. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in December, when the average price goes up to $17. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

If you're looking to save on your train trip from Jackson to Ann Arbor, book online with Wanderu at least 24 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $6.46 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Jackson to Ann Arbor?

Amtrak Wolverine is the one and only train line which connects Jackson to Ann Arbor. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Wolverine20h 36m$15.45
  • The Amtrak Wolverine provides rail service from Chicago to Pontiac, Michigan, and offers 2 trips per day. Each train features amenities such as a cafe car and onboard WiFi. The average ticket price from Jackson to Ann Arbor on the Wolverine is , but you can find deals for as low as $7.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Jackson and Ann Arbor is approximately 34 miles, or 54 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 35 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Ann Arbor.

Trains from Jackson to Ann Arbor are the most crowded on Monday. 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.

The earliest train departs Jackson at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Jackson twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Ann Arbor 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 Ann Arbor to Jackson.

City Information

Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a quirky city filled with interesting secrets for curious travelers. The first thing to do in Ann Arbor is to check out its crown jewel, the University of Michigan. Boasting as many as 30 libraries and more than 16 museums, the university will fulfill every culturally-inclined traveler’s desires with ease. Nature lovers who enjoy a breath of fresh air should consider hopping on the Huron River Water Trail, which offers plenty of opportunities for paddling. Also don’t miss out on a show at the famous Michigan Theater, which offers retro shows and live acts.

Travelers can enjoy an authentic Ann Arbor culinary experience at Kerrytown, a historic quarter in the city. Located there are the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, as well as Zingerman’s Deli, both of which are local favorites.

The Amtrak station at 325 Depot St serves as the city’s main hub for both bus and train travel. From the station you can catch a bus or train to various cities such as Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and beyond. Ann Arbor is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Jackson?

Main departure station: 501 E Michigan Ave

There is one train station in Jackson.

All train stations in Jackson:

  • 501 E Michigan Ave

Where is the train station in Ann Arbor?

325 Depot St - Amtrak Station  - ARBAMT-0

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325 Depot St - Amtrak Station  - ARBAMT-1

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Main arrival station: 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station

The Ann Arbor Amtrak Station is located in the downtown area of Ann Arbor at 325 Depot St and handles most of the city’s rail transportation. The station is served by the Wolverine line, which runs from Pontiac to Chicago three times each day. Intercity bus service from Barons Bus Lines, Miller Transportation, and Greyhound also stop at the Depot St station. Metered parking is available on-site, and the station building includes public restrooms and a convenient taxi stand. Several restaurants are in the surrounding area, and if you have time to kill before your train, take a short walk to the scenic Broadway Park along Huron River.

All train stations in Ann Arbor:

  • 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station

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