Michigan Services

  • Chicago
  • Grand Rapids/East Lansing
  • Port Huron/Detroit
  • Pontiac
6 hours 30 minutes Multiple Departures Daily

Three convenient train lines for getting around the Wolverine State and beyond. The Pere Marquette connects Chicago and Grand Rapids, MI, revealing the natural beauty of Michigan's West Coast. Stop along the way to enjoy the area's wonderful beaches and rich Dutch heritage. Or head east to the shores of Lake Huron aboard the Blue Water. Passing through the famous cities of Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and East Lansing, the Blue Water ends in Port Huron, one of Michigan's oldest cities and a place rich in the maritime history of the Great Lakes. There's also plenty to see along the route of the Wolverine. Peer out over Lake Michigan as you head east from Chicago to visit the "Motor City" — Detroit, MI. There you can learn how the automobile changed America at the Henry Ford Museum, relive the famous Motown sound or even catch the excitement of a Red Wings hockey game.

Business Class on Michigan Services

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class on Michigan Services and you’ll have access to exclusive amenities such as a fully refundable ticket if canceled prior to departure, 25% point bonus for Amtrak Guest Rewards members, seating in a dedicated car with a service attendant, complimentary coffee, tea and newspaper, and access to the Metropolitan Lounge in Chicago.

Discover All Michigan Has to Offer by Train

For business or pleasure, to and from Michigan, Amtrak is the easiest, most comfortable way to travel.

Plan a Trip Today

Surround yourself with Great Lakes and great destinations. Let Motown’s music and motor history move you. Tiptoe through the tulips in Holland or dig your toes in the sand at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Show your school spirit in the vibrant college towns of South Bend, East Lansing and Ann Arbor.

“If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you.” — Official Michigan Motto

Trails & Rails - Heritage Appreciation Onboard

An innovative partnership program between the National Park Service and Amtrak, the Trails & Rails program provides Amtrak passengers with educational opportunities to foster an appreciation of a selected region's natural and cultural heritage and renews the long tradition of associating railroads with National Parks.

The Wolverine has a Trails & Rails program operating from Chicago, Illinois to Niles, Michigan and is operated by staff and volunteers of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Learn More about Trails & Rails