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The cheapest trains from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago

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Cheapest

$78

Average

$78

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago will cost around $ 78 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 78.

Cheapest
07:15AMAnn Arbor Station4h18 10:33AMUnion Station
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$781One-way

Timetable Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago

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07:15AMAnn Arbor Station4h18 10:33AMUnion Station
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Sat
Jun 19
$77Amtrak
$53Greyhound
$181Republic Airlines
Sun
Jun 20
$62Amtrak
$49Greyhound
$181envoy air
Mon
Jun 21
$77Amtrak
$44Greyhound
$169envoy air
Tue
Jun 22
$45Amtrak
$37Greyhound
$145envoy air
Wed
Jun 23
$45Amtrak
$43Greyhound
$145envoy air
Thu
Jun 24
$61Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$93skywest airlines
Fri
Jun 25
$107Amtrak
$47Greyhound
$169envoy air
Sat
Jun 26
$62Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$169Republic Airlines
Sun
Jun 27
$45Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$169envoy air
Mon
Jun 28
$45Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$169envoy air
Tue
Jun 29
$44Amtrak
$35Greyhound
$93skywest airlines
Wed
Jun 30
$45Amtrak
$38Greyhound
$169skywest airlines
Thu
Jul 1
$61Amtrak
$45Greyhound
$119skywest airlines
Fri
Jul 2
$77Amtrak
$50Greyhound
$119skywest airlines
Sat
Jul 3
$60Amtrak
$46Greyhound
$107Republic Airlines
Sun
Jul 4
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$42Greyhound
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Mon
Jul 5
$62Amtrak
$50Greyhound
$164skywest airlines
Tue
Jul 6
$45Amtrak
$41Greyhound
$119envoy air
Wed
Jul 7
$44Amtrak
$36Greyhound
$107skywest airlines
Thu
Jul 8
$62Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$119envoy air

The fastest trains from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

4 h 18 m

Average

4 h 18 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

326 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Ann Arbor, MI for Chicago every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 326 km distance in an average of 4 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 18 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 18 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:15AMAnn Arbor Station4h18 10:33AMUnion Station
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$871One-way

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Journey Summary

Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 22 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $50
Trains depart from:Ann Arbor, MI
Trains arrive in:Chicago
Distance:326 km
Train Companies:Amtrak

Train from Ann Arbor to Chicago

Ann Arbor is a city in the Midwestern state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. Chicago, on the other hand, is renowned for its impressive architecture, prolific music scene and of course, deep dish pizza. The cities of Ann Arbor and Chicago are separated by a distance of approximately 201.35 miles (323 kilometers). On average, a train from Ann Arbor to Chicago takes around 4 hours and 26 minutes, however, the train time is contingent on the number of stops the train will make along the way. The route has about 14 train frequencies in a week.

Which train companies travel from Ann Arbor to Chicago?

Several train companies supply the route from Ann Arbor to Chicago, including Amtrak Company. The Amtrak Railway Operator is one of the leading train service providers in North America with train connections of over 500 destinations in the United States and Canada. Amtrak offers regular train service all day through with express service available during the morning and late evening commutes. Amtrak Wolverine has the most direct connections from Ann Arbor to Chicago, usually offering two trips daily. The fastest train connection between Ann Arbor and Chicago takes around 4 hours and 12 minutes.

How long is the train ride from Ann Arbor to Chicago?

Typically, an express train from Ann Arbor to Chicago takes approximately 4 hours and 26 minutes to cover the distance of close to 200 miles which separates the two cities. However, journeys along this route, even express routes, might have some stops along the way. Passengers are not necessarily required to change trains during these stops. Friday is the busiest day to travel from Ann Arbor to Chicago. Travelers planning to travel on this specific day should consider booking their train tickets in advance as tickets can sell more quickly than usual. The least traveled day of the week from Ann Arbor to Chicago is Tuesdays.

How many trains are there from Ann Arbor to Chicago?

There are a good number of trains providing express connections from Ann Arbor to Chicago. Travelers can expect at least two direct trains that connect between Ann Arbor and Chicago daily. Amtrak Wolverine provides the majority of the express service in this route. On average, 14 train trips connect from Ann Arbor to Chicago each week. The earliest train departs at around 7:00 a.m. while the latest train departure is set at 7:00 p.m. For travelers planning to travel on weekends, Amtrak Wolverine has got them covered with three daily trips available to Chicago on weekends.

What are the departure and arrival train station for trains from Ann Arbor to Chicago?

Departure station: The departure train station for trains from Ann Arbor to Chicago is the 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station. The train station is less than a mile from the city center of Ann Arbor. Public transit by bus from the city center to the train station is the most appropriate means to get to the station any time of day. Ann Arbor Transportation Authority operates the public buses, which take on average 10 minutes to get from the city center to the station, depending on traffic. There are also two bus lines that pass near the train station, bus lines 21 and 22. For instance, bus line 21 connects from Starbucks to downtown Ann Arbor passing near the train station in around 21 minutes. Besides, the train station is served by a parking lot situated at 961 Broadway St, a few yards away from the entrance to the station. Extra facilities at the station include; vending machines, ticket offices, waiting areas to mention, to name a few.

Arrival station: The arrival train station for trains from Ann Arbor to Chicago is Union Station at 225 S Canal St. The train station is situated less than a mile from downtown Chicago via W Jackson Blvd and W Congress Pkwy. Public transit from the train station to the center of Chicago is public bus. The bus journey is approximately 6 minutes, depending on traffic. Bus lines that connect directly from the train station to the city center of Chicago are Blue Line and Orange bus lines. Besides, several bus lines pass near the train station connecting from various areas neighboring Chicago, such as bus lines, 1, 126, 156, 60, and 7. Also, the train station has easily accessible parking lots found just between Van Buren & Jackson on the left side of the street. Facilities at the station include unlimited internet access, restrooms, hotel and restaurants, among other services.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?
Train tickets to Chicago from Ann Arbor, MI for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $45 (€36)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Ann Arbor, MI and Chicago?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago train to cost on average $61 (€48)  one way.
How far is it from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Chicago from Ann Arbor, MI by train to be approximately 202 miles (326 km).
What is the Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 202 miles (326 km) from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago train journey time is on average 4 h 18 min.
When does the first train depart from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago? When does the last train depart from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago?
You can take the first train from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago at 11: 15 AM. The last train from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago that you can take departs at 11: 15 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Ann Arbor, MI and Chicago for the best deals?
If you buy the Ann Arbor, MI to Chicago train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $61 (€48). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Ann Arbor, MI and Chicago. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.