Amtrak Blue Water
Amtrak Blue Water

2023 Amtrak Blue Water Schedule & More

If you are traveling between Chicago and Port Huron, MI, or its many intermediate stops, you may need to know when the train is running. That is what this page of printable Amtrak Blue Water Schedule is here for you to use.

The information for these guides comes from Amtrak, and Amtrak can change them anytime.

Temporary Amtrak Blue Water Service Schedule Changes, Service Alerts, And Notices

Amtrak uses this page to inform you of any changes, often temporary, to your train or stations. It doesn’t hurt to check before booking and leaving for the station.

Amtrak Blue Water Service Accommodations

Amfleet 1
The inside of an Amtrak Amfleet 1 Coach Car found on many regional trains

Coach seating – features comfortable seats, a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets. Some cars have USB chargers.

Business class– includes extra legroom, a comfortable seat, and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. Plus, you are closer to the cafe car and lounge access in Chicago Union.

Additionally, Business Class customers receive a 25% bonus on Amtrak Guest Rewards points.

Bikes, Pets, And Luggage

Carry-On/Trainside bicyclesyou can bring up to 50 lbs. Standard bicycle sizes apply. Maximum tire width: 2″, Check the link for details, and bike service may not be available at all stations.

Pet – Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours.

Luggage: this train does not offer a checked bag service, but you can bring two pieces of luggage and two personal items. All bags must be under 50 pounds. For more information, check out Amtrak’s baggage policy.

Food Offerings For The Amtrak Blue Water Service

Amtrak cafe attendants use cardboard trays to make transporting your food convenient.

Cafe – offers a variety of hot and cold meals, snacks, and hot and cold beverages and is available for all customers for most of the journey. This car may close at the start and end of the route.

You may bring food and drink aboard the train, but you cannot consume alcohol on the train you brought aboard.

Amtrak Blue Water Service Schedule

Use this as a guide; check with Amtrak or your eticket for exact times. If there are two times, the first is the arrival, the second is the departure, and if there is only one, it is a quick stop.

Click on the stations to see the services offered at that stop.

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Station StopMilesWestbound
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4:00pChicago, IL
Union Station (CHI) CT
6:08p | 6:10pNew Buffalo, MI (NBU) ET6211:22a | 11:24a
6:29p | 6:32pNiles, MI (NLS)8911:01a | 11:04a
6:42p | 6:43pDowagiac, MI (DOA)10210:51a | 10:52a
7:08p | 7:11pKalamazoo, MI (KAL)13810:23a | 10:26a
7:33p | 7:38pBattle Creek, MI (BTL)1609:55a | 10:00a
8:55p | 9:00pEast Lansing, MI (LNS)2088:49a | 8:54a
9:35p | 9:37pDurand, MI (DRD)2388:06a | 8:08a
10:03p | 10:08pFlint, MI (FLN)2567:30a | 7:35a
10:32p | 10:34pLapeer, MI (LPE)2747:06a | 7:08a
11:31pPort Huron, MI (PTH) ET3196:20a
CT = Central Timezone ET = Eastern TImezone

Printable Amtrak Blue Water Service Schedule

Feel free to print out or download this page from Amtrak.

Amtrak Wolverine Service Alternatives

The Amtrak Wolverine travels from Chicago, IL, to Pontic, MI, and has duplicate stops from Chicago, IL, to Battle Creek, MI.

My goal is to keep these as updated as possible.

Safe Travels,


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