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Train • 1h 42m
$28 - $40
2 alternative options
Drive • 2h 6m
$10 - $16
Fly • 3h 8m
$258 - $505
Chicago to Dowagiac by train
The train journey time between Chicago and Dowagiac is around 1h 42m and covers a distance of around 101 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 42m. Operated by Amtrak, the Chicago to Dowagiac train service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in Dowagiac Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Train route overview
First and last trains
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Chicago to Dowagiac train schedules
Trains departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Trains departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Trains departing Thursday, June 17, 2021
Trains departing Friday, June 18, 2021
Trains departing Saturday, June 19, 2021
Trains departing Sunday, June 20, 2021
Trains departing Monday, June 21, 2021
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Last updated: 8 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Dowagiac is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2h 6m.
The quickest way to get from Chicago to Dowagiac is to train which costs $28 - $40 and takes 1h 42m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Dowagiac Amtrak Station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 42m.
The distance between Chicago and Dowagiac is 79 miles. The road distance is 111.4 miles.
The best way to get from Chicago to Dowagiac without a car is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs $28 - $40.
The train from Chicago Union Station to Dowagiac Amtrak Station takes 1h 42m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
Chicago to Dowagiac train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.
The best way to get from Chicago to Dowagiac is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs $28 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $550 and takes 3h 8m.
The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.
Dowagiac is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 4:16 AM in Chicago and 5:16 AM in Dowagiac.
What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Dowagiac, MI, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Dowagiac Amtrak Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 42m. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Chicago to Dowagiac every 3 hours.
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to South Bend
- Ave. Duration
- 51 min
- Every day
- Estimated price
- $260 - $480
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.
Train from Chicago Union Station to Dowagiac Amtrak Station
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 42m
- Every 20 minutes
- Estimated price
- $28 - $40
- Schedules at
- Coach Seat
- $28 - $40
- $190 - $260
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $40 - $65
- Business Seat
- $40 - $60
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More Questions & Answers
Chicago to Dowagiac train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dowagiac Amtrak Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Dowagiac is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Chicago to Dowagiac.
United Airlines offers flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to South Bend Airport.
Book your Chicago to Dowagiac train tickets online with Omio.
There are five+ hotels available in Dowagiac. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $2 - $5.