Flint, MI to Chicago train

Cheap train tickets from Flint, MI to Chicago

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Cheapest

32

Average

33

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.

Amtrak
12:08PMFlint, MI4h52 05:00PMChicago
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321One-way
Amtrak
11:35AMFlint, MI5h25 05:00PMChicago
0 transfers
341One-way

Train schedule from Flint, MI to Chicago

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11:35AMFlint, MI5h25 05:00PMChicago
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12:08PMFlint, MI4h52 05:00PMChicago
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Fastest train times from Flint, MI to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

4 h 52 m

Average

5 h 8 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

350 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Flint, MI for Chicago every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
12:08PMFlint, MI4h52 05:00PMChicago
0 transfers
321One-way
Amtrak
11:35AMFlint, MI5h25 05:00PMChicago
0 transfers
341One-way

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Overview: Train from Flint, MI to Chicago

distanceDistance216 miles (349 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Flint, MI to Chicago cover the 216 miles (349 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $38 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $60 (€54).

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Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey to Chicago from Flint, MI.

Train information from Flint, MI to Chicago with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 10 min
  • Average Price: $38
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Flint to Chicago

Chicago is famous for its bustling nightlife and vibrant culture. Millions of visitors descend upon the city every year to explore its exciting attractions, including the iconic museums and its architectural marvels. The distance between Flint and Chicago is roughly 217 miles (349 kilometers). A train from Flint to Chicago will typically take 6 hours and 33 minutes to arrive at its destination, but the fastest train ride departing from Flint Station will arrive at Chicago Union Station in only 5 hours and 13 minutes. Amtrak Railway operates three trains from Flint to Chicago every day. One of the routes is direct and leaves in the morning. Although it makes several stops along the journey, passengers don't need to switch trains. One indirect train from flint to Chicago makes a stopover at Battle Creek while the other stops at Kalamazoo. Passengers have to change trains at these stopovers. Friday is the least crowded day of the week while Monday is the busiest along this route, so plan accordingly unless booking in advance.

Which train companies travel from Flint to Chicago?

Amtrak Company handles all the direct and indirect trains from Flint to Chicago. It offers one direct trip and two indirect ones with one stopping at Battle Creek and the other at Kalamazoo, where the passengers must switch trains.

How long is the train ride from Flint to Chicago?

Chicago City is 217 miles (349 kilometers) away from Flint. A typical train ride along the route takes about 6 hours and 33 minutes, but the quickest train from Flint to Chicago takes just 5 hours and 13 minutes to travel from Flint Station to Chicago Union Station. Although the ride makes several stops before reaching its final destination, the passengers don't switch trains. The journey time is more than manageable for most travelers, and allows for the chance to enjoy the scenic route through beautiful Michigan.

How many trains are there from Flint to Chicago?

Amtrak offers one direct train from Flint to Chicago every day. The train ride is 5 hours and 13 minutes long and departs in the morning. The company also operates two indirect connections between Flint and Chicago daily. One makes one stopover at Battle Creek while the other stops at Kalamazoo. Due to the delays experienced when passengers switch trains at these stopovers, the trip can take up to a total of 7 hours and 40 minutes. Monday is the busiest day of the week and is usually very crowded. Passengers who fancy some breathing space should consider traveling on Friday since it is typically the least busy day.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Flint to Chicago?

Departure station: Flint Station is situated 2.3 miles (3.7 kilometers) from Flint City center. The station doubles as an intercity bus station and hosts over 32,000 passengers annually. Facilities in the station include vending machines, a station office that is open 24 hours a day, and two parking lots. Travelers can also get help with their baggage from the staff at the station. Flint Station is easily accessible from Corporation Street, and there is a footbridge connecting the two platforms. Both platforms are fitted with ramps for easy access. Baggage checking is not available, but passengers are allowed to carry up to two suitcases in addition to their purses, infant equipment, or laptop bags. Passengers who need assistance with their ticketing are advised to arrive at the train station 45 minutes before the departure time. Flint station features an accessible platform, waiting room, restrooms and water fountain for persons with limited mobility. Wheelchair users can also access wheelchair elevators.

Arrival station: Chicago Union Station sits half a mile (0.8 kilometers) from the city center on the west side of the Chicago River. The station is well connected via public transportation, and a bus ride to and from the city takes about six minutes. Passengers who want to grab something to eat are spoilt for choice, with over 30 restaurants offering a variety of delicacies to suit different tastes and preferences. These include Dunkin Donuts, McDonald's, Cajun Grill, Starbucks, Gold Coast Dogs, Babba's Village, and Robinsons. Luggage storage is also available at a fee. Other amenities in the station include shoeshine services, retail outlets, and mobile charging services. Mothers can breastfeed their kids in private thanks to the lactation suite in the station. The pod is fitted with a comfortable bench and can accommodate more than one person. The Metropolitan Lodge serves as a premier waiting and boarding facility, and eligible passengers can access it at a fee. Chicago Union Station is ADA compliant. Persons with limited mobility can access the station with ease thanks to the elevators, wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts, accessible ticket office, waiting room, and toilets.

Travel Tips: Trains from Flint, MI to Chicago

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FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Flint, MI and Chicago for the next 7 days starting from $38 (€35)  one way.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Flint, MI to Chicago train to cost on average $60 (€54)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 216 miles (349 km)  to Chicago from Flint, MI by train.
The train time to Chicago from Flint, MI is on average 5 h 25 min  for the 216 miles (349 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Flint, MI to Chicago by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When taking a train from Flint, MI to Chicago, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Chicago. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Flint, MI to Chicago and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Flint, MI to Chicago, and you can find a direct train for this route with Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Flint, MI for Chicago is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Flint, MI at 11: 35 AM. The last train leaves from Flint, MI at 12: 08 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Flint, MI to Chicago and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase the Flint, MI to Chicago train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $60 (€54). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Flint, MI and Chicago. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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