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Lowest Price$15.00
Fastest Train0h 40m
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pontiac to Detroit 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 Pontiac to Detroit?

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, $15.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Pontiac to Detroit.

How long is the train journey from Pontiac to Detroit?

The distance between Pontiac and Detroit is approximately 25 miles, or 40 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 40 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Detroit.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Pontiac to Detroit are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Pontiac at 5:00am and arrives in Detroit within the hour.

How many trains per day run from Pontiac to Detroit?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Detroit 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 Detroit to Pontiac. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Pontiac to Detroit for $9.00.

What train services are there from Pontiac to Detroit?

Amtrak Wolverine is the one and only train line which connects Pontiac to Detroit. 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 Wolverine10h 40m$15.00

Where is the train station in Pontiac?

There is one train station in Pontiac:

  • Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave

Where is the train station in Detroit?

Detroit has one train station:

  • 11 W Baltimore Ave

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