Michigan Services

Welcome to the best place on the web to learn all about Michigan-based Amtrak® trains. Here, you’ll find schedules, background information, great fare deals and more for the Pere Marquette®, Wolverine®, and Blue Water℠ lines.

Pere Marquette®

Take your own adventure on the train and discover all that West Michigan has to offer.

One ticket gets you a pass to the beautiful beaches of Benton Harbor, the world-class dining of Grand Rapids, and the charming historic shops of Holland Michigan. Maybe you’d like to see what small town hospitality is all about in historic Bangor, Michigan? Or maybe the Windy City is more where your heart is. Whatever your interests, the train has got your ticket to adventure.

Runs between Grand Rapids, MI and Chicago, IL
Amtrak trains numbers 370 & 371

Blue Water℠

The Blue Water Line travels from Michigan’s east to west coast, stopping at 10 amazing Michigan cities with its last stop in Chicago. Each city is awaiting your arrival with attractions and events; from art fairs, museums, cultural centers and festivals to boat races, shopping, theme parks and golf courses.

Amtrak Blue Water Service will take you there and back in style and comfort.

Runs between Port Huron, MI and Chicago, IL
Amtrak trains numbers 364-365

Wolverine®

Every day, Amtrak’s Wolverine line has three trains running west from Pontiac to Chicago, and three running east from Chicago to Pontiac.

Ride the Wolverine line for convenience and fun from East Michigan to Chicago, and anywhere in between!

Runs between Pontiac, MI and Chicago, IL
Amtrak trains numbers 350-355

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Great Dome car scheduled to be on the Amtrak Pere Marquette for four July weekends.

Spectacular 360-degree views, made possible by windows on all four sides and curving up into the roof, are a feature of the Amtrak Great Dome car, which will be assigned to the Amtrak Pere Marquette train on four weekends this July.

Officially known as car 10031 “Ocean View,” it is the only Dome Lounge car in the entire Amtrak fleet. It will operate eastbound on Thursday nights with round-trips through the weekend, returning west to Chicago on Monday mornings, June 30-July 4, July 7-11, 14-18 and 21-24. There is no extra charge to ride in this car, built for the Great Northern Railway in 1955.

The upper level offers panoramic views of the of one of the prettiest routes in the Midwest, from the Chicago skyline to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, carousel and beach in St. Joseph, massive pickling tanks in Bangor, famous tulip town of Holland and the bright new station in Grand Rapids. Heavy traffic, steep tolls and pricey parking are far away for Amtrak customers, with adult fares starting at $32 each way, plus add-ons for bikes or small pets.
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