Amtrak operates three train lines that travel between Chicago, Illinois, and the state of Michigan: the Wolverine, the Blue Water and the Pere Marquette. The Pere Marquette has the fewest stops along its route, while the Wolverine has the most.
The Pere Marquette begins in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and only makes three stops before arriving at Chicago Union Station. The Blue Water begins in Port Huron, Michigan, and makes stops in major Michigan cities including Flint, Lansing, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. The Blue Water makes a total of nine stops before arriving at Chicago Union Station.
The Wolverine begins in Pontiac, Michigan. This line makes stops in other major Michigan cities including Detroit and Ann Arbor before joining the Blue Water's route. The Wolverine makes a total of 14 stops before arriving at Chicago Union Station.