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Pontiac - Ann Arbor Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Pontiac to Ann Arbor. Traveling by train from Pontiac to Ann Arbor usually takes one hour and 29 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Wolverine train can make the trip in one hour and 28 minutes.

Distance34 mi (54 km)
Fastest train1h 28m
Lowest price$19.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Wolverine
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Pontiac to Ann Arbor

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Keyshawn

June 5, 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Wolverine

Clean train. Good deal.

5.0

Steven

June 15, 2019- Visiting friends

Amtrak Wolverine

Pros: The women attending the train were very nice. Cons: No. Tips: No.

Price trends for trains from Pontiac to Ann Arbor

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Which train should you take from Pontiac to Ann Arbor?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Wolverine21h 29m$19.00
  • 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 Pontiac to Ann Arbor on the Wolverine is , but you can find deals for as low as $19.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Pontiac and Ann Arbor is approximately 34 miles, or 54 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 29 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Pontiac to Ann Arbor on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Pontiac at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Pontiac 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 Pontiac.

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 Pontiac?

Main departure station: Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave

There is one train station in Pontiac.

All train stations in Pontiac:

  • Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward 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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