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Overview: Train from Chicago to Detroit, MI

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Detroit, MI cover the 237 miles (383 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 44 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £33.

Train companies: Train from Chicago to Detroit, MI with Amtrak

Travel between Chicago and Detroit, MI from £32 with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Chicago and Detroit, MI.

Book your Amtrak Chicago to Detroit, MI train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Amtrak’s up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Chicago to Detroit, MI routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Amtrak train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Chicago and Detroit, MI is 237 miles (383 km), and the best price for a one-way Chicago - Detroit, MI Amtrak train ticket starts at £32 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Amtrak ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Amtrak!

Amtrak 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Chicago and Detroit, MI are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Detroit, MI

Travel by train to Detroit, MI easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Detroit, MI.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains from Chicago to Detroit, MI cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Detroit, MI from Chicago for as low as £32  for the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Chicago to Detroit, MI cost on average?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Chicago to Detroit, MI train to cost on average £33  one way.

What is the distance by train from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

You should expect to travel around 237 miles (383 km)  between Chicago and Detroit, MI by train.

How long is the train to Detroit, MI from Chicago?

On average the train from Chicago to Detroit, MI duration is 5 h 44 min  for the 237 miles (383 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What train companies offer a service to Detroit, MI from Chicago?

For the route from Chicago to Detroit, MI you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Chicago to Detroit, MI on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there between Chicago and Detroit, MI?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Chicago to Detroit, MI. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Chicago to Detroit, MI? When does the last train depart from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

You can take the first train from Chicago to Detroit, MI at 13: 20   or take the last train from Chicago to Detroit, MI leaving at 22: 00. Look for the latest Chicago Detroit, MI train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

When should I buy Chicago Detroit, MI train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Chicago to Detroit, MI is on average £33 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Detroit, MI from Chicago available a few months in advance.