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CHI — DTT
May 29 — Jun 51
1 adult
Wed 5/29

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With transfers
5h 20m
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5h 20m
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With transfers
5h 20m
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With transfers
5h 40m
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5h 20m
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5h 20m
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Chicago to Detroit train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Chicago to Detroit

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$68

ONE-WAY FROM

$34

AVG TRAVEL TIME

5h 27m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from Chicago to Detroit found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $68
The best one-way train deal from Chicago to Detroit found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $34
Average time it takes to travel by train from Chicago to Detroit
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

Chicago Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Chicago
Chicago UnionChicago, 41.87864, -87.64025

Detroit Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Detroit
DetroitDetroit, 42.368095, -83.072395

Book round-trip train tickets from Chicago to Detroit

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Chicago to Detroit that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Jul 23
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Jul 24
6:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
10:40 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 8
6:45 amChicago Union
5h 40m
1:25 pmDetroit
Jun 11
6:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
10:40 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 3
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Jul 4
6:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
10:40 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 4
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Jun 5
6:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
10:40 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 12
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Jun 17
6:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
10:40 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 20
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Jun 24
6:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
10:40 pmChicago Union

Book one-way train tickets from Chicago to Detroit

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Chicago to Detroit we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Jul 24
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Amtrak
Aug 22
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Amtrak
Jun 11
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Amtrak
Aug 25
6:45 amChicago Union
5h 40m
1:25 pmDetroit
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Jun 4
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit
Amtrak
Jun 4
5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
12:10 amDetroit

Choose the best way to get from Chicago to Detroit

Buses

6h 10m
$31 one-way$107 round-trip
1 stop · from $107

Distance to downtown

19M0.8 mi

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Chicago to Detroit Buses

Trains

5h 20m
$34 one-way$68 round-trip
Nonstop · from $681 stop · from $87

Distance to downtown

ET92.3 mi

Flights

1h 09m
$54 one-way$113 round-trip
Nonstop · from $1491 stop · from $58

Distance to downtown

DTW17.3 mi

FAQs for booking trains from Chicago to Detroit

How much does a train ticket from Chicago to Detroit cost?

You can purchase a ticket from Chicago to Detroit within the week and expect to pay $39 or more one-way. At $61 on average, one-way train tickets from Chicago to Detroit are best booked early to save more on your trip.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Detroit?

It takes 5h 20m to get from Chicago to Detroit by train. Your arrival can differ by about 0h 07m. This largely depends on whether your train ride includes stops or a direct route from Chicago to Detroit. Take the Amtrak train from Chicago and you’ll arrive in your destination quickly.

When should I purchase the train tickets from Chicago to Detroit?

Currently, train tickets prices from Chicago to Detroit are generally similar no matter when you choose to book them. Prices are $61 one-way on average.

Which train companies operate between Chicago to Detroit?

There is a train traveling between Chicago and Detroit which is Amtrak and currently our only available option.. The cheapest Amtrak is what we have recently available with prices starting at $68 round-trip.

How far is Chicago to Detroit by train?

There are 236.5 mi between Chicago and Detroit. By train, the distance is greater, and the train route may stop elsewhere along the way. The train takes 5h 20m, typically.

Is a train the fastest way to get from Chicago to Detroit?

The quickest way is to book a flight from Chicago to Detroit, which can be as quick as 1h 05m onboard Southwest. You can also get a train from Chicago to Detroit, or a bus from Chicago to Detroit which can take you longer to arrive at your destination.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Chicago to Detroit?

Taking a train to your destination is the cheapest option we’ve found in the past few days. The cheapest price we’ve found for this option is $68, making it less expensive than a flight from Chicago to Detroit and cheaper than a bus from Chicago to Detroit.


Amtrak trains from Chicago to Detroit

Our best Amtrak deals on Chicago to Detroit train tickets
Amtrak
Jul 23
ZUN5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
ET912:10 amDetroit
Jul 24
ET96:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
ZUN10:40 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jun 8
ZUN6:45 amChicago Union
5h 40m
ET91:25 pmDetroit
Jun 11
ET96:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
ZUN10:40 pmChicago Union
Amtrak
Jul 3
ZUN5:50 pmChicago Union
5h 20m
ET912:10 amDetroit
Jul 4
ET96:11 pmDetroit
5h 29m
ZUN10:40 pmChicago Union

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