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Duration 6h 15m
Distance 283.4 miles
Average price $55
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Chicago and Pontiac takes 6h 15m. There is at least one train per day from Chicago to Pontiac. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Chicago Union Station
  2. Pontiac
6h 15m
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$45 - $65

Chicago to Pontiac train times

Trains run hourly between Chicago and Pontiac. The service departs Chicago at 13:25 in the afternoon, which arrives into Pontiac at 20:40. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 6h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Chicago to Pontiac? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Pontiac Amtrak Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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It is 229 miles from Chicago to Pontiac. It is approximately 283.4 miles to drive.

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Chicago to Pontiac train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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Chicago to Pontiac train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pontiac Amtrak Station.

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Pontiac is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 8:14 AM in Chicago and 9:14 AM in Pontiac.

There are 121+ hotels available in Pontiac. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Chicago and Pontiac?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6h 15m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120

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