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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Royal Oak to Ann Arbor. Traveling by train from Royal Oak to Ann Arbor usually takes around one hour and 9 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance34 mi (54 km)
Fastest train1h 9m
Lowest price$18.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Wolverine
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Royal Oak to Ann Arbor

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Which train should you take from Royal Oak to Ann Arbor?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Wolverine21h 9m$19.16

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Royal Oak to Ann Arbor 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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 Royal Oak to Ann Arbor?

The distance between Royal Oak and Ann Arbor is approximately 34 miles, or 54 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 9 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Royal Oak to Ann Arbor 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Royal Oak at 6:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Royal Oak to Ann Arbor?

Trains leave the station in Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak.

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 Royal Oak?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Royal Oak.

Where is the train station in Ann Arbor?

Arrival stations

Ann Arbor has one train station.

Need a return trip from Ann Arbor to Royal Oak?

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