Cheap train tickets from Detroit, MI to Chicago

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£48

Average

£56

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 Detroit, MI to Chicago will cost around £ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 48.

Cheapest
06:26Detroit Amtrak, MI5h23 10:49Union Station
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£481One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:35Detroit Amtrak, MI5h44 14:19Union Station
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£611One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:11Detroit Amtrak, MI5h46 22:57Union Station
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£611One-way

Train schedule Detroit, MI to Chicago

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06:26Detroit Amtrak, MI5h23 10:49Union Station
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09:35Detroit Amtrak, MI5h44 14:19Union Station
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18:11Detroit Amtrak, MI5h46 22:57Union Station
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30 May
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£29Flixbus
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31 May
£35Amtrak
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£142envoy air
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Fastest train times from Detroit, MI to Chicago

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Fastest Journey

5 h 23 m

Average

5 h 37 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

384 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Detroit, MI for Chicago every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 384 km distance in an average of 5 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 23 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 46 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
06:26Detroit Amtrak, MI5h23 10:49Union Station
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£481One-way
2nd Fastest
09:35Detroit Amtrak, MI5h44 14:19Union Station
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£611One-way
18:11Detroit Amtrak, MI5h46 22:57Union Station
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£611One-way

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Overview: Train from Detroit, MI to Chicago

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Detroit, MI to Chicago cover the 237 miles (383 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 44 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £35, but the average price of train tickets is £37.

Train companies: Amtrak trains Detroit, MI to Chicago

Travel between Detroit, MI and Chicago from £35 with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveller’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Detroit, MI to Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Detroit, MI to Chicago train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 38 min
  • Average Price: £35
  • Amtrak frequency: 3 a day

Amtrak has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Detroit, MI to Chicago:

  • 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).

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FAQs

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

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Chicago from Detroit, MI for as low as £35  for the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets from Detroit, MI to Chicago?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Detroit, MI to Chicago train price to come in at an average of £37  one way.

How far is it from Detroit, MI to Chicago by train?

The Detroit, MI to Chicago train distance is approximately 237 miles (383 km).

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

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

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

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

Can I purchase a direct train from Detroit, MI to Chicago?

Yes, there are 3 direct trains per day from Detroit, MI to Chicago with Amtrak, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.

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

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Detroit, MI to Chicago. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Detroit, MI to Chicago? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Detroit, MI to Chicago train departs at 10: 26   and the last train from Detroit, MI to Chicago leaves at 23: 29. Check out the most up-to-date Detroit, MI to Chicago train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book Detroit, MI to Chicago train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find a train from Detroit, MI to Chicago to cost on average £37 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Detroit, MI to Chicago train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.