Trains from Port Huron to Chicago

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Port Huron to Chicago. Traveling by train from Port Huron to Chicago usually takes around 6 hours and 40 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance276 mi (444 km)
Fastest train6h 40m
Lowest price$36.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Blue Water
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Port Huron to Chicago

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

Marian

April 19, 2022- Vacation

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: Relaxing. Cons: Make sure trains are on time. Tips: Pack light.

Pros: Relaxing. Cons: Make sure trains are on time. Tips: Pack light.

5.0

Tiffany

July 10, 2021- Vacation

Amtrak Blue Water

My granddaughter first trip and everyone was so friendly

My granddaughter first trip and everyone was so friendly

4.0

Audrey

February 11, 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: Went very smooth. The food on my the train was very good!!!!! Cons: I forgot my blanket so my legs were very cold. Tips: In the winter. Bring a. blanket !!!

Pros: Went very smooth. The food on my the train was very good!!!!! Cons: I forgot my blanket so my legs were very cold. Tips: In the winter. Bring a. blanket !!!

4.0

Wil

December 31, 2019- Couples trip

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: Affordable, hassle-free! Cons: Better storage of the bathroom supplies on some of the cars. Tips: Bring your own snacks/food if you have sensitivities as well as a neck pillow and blanket if possible.

Pros: Affordable, hassle-free! Cons: Better storage of the bathroom supplies on some of the cars. Tips: Bring your own snacks/food if you have sensitivities as well as a neck pillow and blanket if possible.

4.0

Maryellen

July 27, 2019- Vacation

Amtrak Blue Water

Pros: My daughter and i took the train so we didn’t have to drive. Another way to spend quality time together. Cons: WiFi. Tips: Bring snacks and water. A blanket if you get chilly and a pillow.

Pros: My daughter and i took the train so we didn’t have to drive. Another way to spend quality time together. Cons: WiFi. Tips: Bring snacks and water. A blanket if you get chilly and a pillow.

What is the price of a train ticket from Port Huron to Chicago?

In the last month, $38.05 was the average price of a train ticket from Port Huron to Chicago. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $11.25 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Port Huron to Chicago will vary between $36 and $75. Planning a train trip to Chicago within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Port Huron over the next 7 days is $36. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Port Huron to Chicago by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $38 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Port Huron to Chicago in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $49 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Chicago from Port Huron will be about $11.25 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Port Huron to Chicago?

Amtrak Blue Water is the one and only train line which connects Port Huron to Chicago. 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 Blue Water16h 40m$44.03
  • Amtrak Blue Water

    Amtrak Blue Water

    The Blue Water is a higher-speed Amtrak train line that travels 319 miles between Chicago, IL and Port Huron, MI. Both Coach and Business Class tickets are available to purchase on the Blue Water, but if you’re looking to save, make sure to book early and you could find tickets for as low as $36. Blue Water trains include amenities like free WiFi, cafe service, and power outlets at every seat.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Port Huron to Chicago during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Port Huron to Chicago?

The distance between Port Huron and Chicago is approximately 276 miles, or 444 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 40 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?

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Port Huron to Chicago. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Port Huron at 6:00am and arrives in Chicago around 6 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Port Huron 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 Port Huron.

City Information

Chicago

Known for its innovative architecture, cultural contributions to jazz and house music, and of course that irresistible deep-dish pizza, the many sights and experiences in Chicago make it one of the best urban vacation destinations for millennials and a top destination in Illinois.

You can't beat the views of the city and Lake Michigan from the SkyDeck in the Willis Tower; at over 1,300 feet, this is the highest observation deck in the U.S. Snap that classic selfie with the Bean in Millennium Park, then wander the many museums in nearby Grant Park. Navy Pier is a popular tourist hotspot for its parks, restaurants, and attractions right on Lake Michigan, and baseball fans will find paradise in Wrigleyville, home to the Chicago Cubs' Wrigley Field and sports bars galore.

Chicago's enormous parks offer plentiful opportunities for outdoor activities in gorgeous urban settings. Many companies offer kayak rentals or boat tours on the Chicago River, with special tours running on Saint Patrick's Day, when the entire river is dyed green. When you’re ready to buy some souvenirs from your epic trip, hit the big brand stores on the Magnificent Mile, or shop local in neighborhoods like Andersonville and Wicker Park. And don't miss the chance to laugh until you cry at The Second City comedy theater, famous for launching the careers of comedians like Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert.

Chicago is one of the biggest transportation hubs in the Midwest, and provides easy access to nearby destinations ideal for day trips, as well as international travel from two airports. Thanks to plenty of bus and train stations throughout the city, getting to the Windy City is a breeze.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Port Huron?

Main departure station: 2223 16th St

There is one train station in Port Huron.

All train stations in Port Huron:

  • 2223 16th St

Where is the train station in Chicago?

Chicago, IL - Union Station - CHIUST-0

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Main arrival station: Union Station

The historic Chicago Union Station is the United States' third busiest train station and a hub for 15 Amtrak train lines with destinations throughout the country. The station also serves bus carriers like Greyhound, Indian Trails and Jefferson Lines, and offers connections to Metra commuter lines. Union Station is also just a quick walk to the nearest Chicago L lines. The current station was built in 1925, to replace the original one dating back to 1881, and today wows visitors with its impressive facade, massive columns, and opulent Great Hall. Located right in downtown and adjacent to the Chicago Loop, Union Station is equipped with many services and amenities, including phone charging stations, shops, and various food and drink options.

All train stations in Chicago:

  • Union Station

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