Amtrak’s Wolverine trains travel between Chicago and Pontiac, Michigan three times a day in each direction. It is the longest Michigan rail route, but not all trains travel the entire distance between these two cities. Once on board, enjoy amenities such as a quiet car, business class seating, cafe and free WiFi.
Things to know:
- Plan for a five hour commute between Chicago and Detroit
- Trains depart from Chicago before 8 a.m., in the afternoon and early evening. Note that Chicago is on Central Time and Michigan is in the Eastern Time Zone
- The first train to depart Pontiac leaves before 6 a.m. with an arrival around 10:30 a.m. in Chicago (without any delays)
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