There are 8 ways to get from Detroit to Niagara Falls by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA, Thru-Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Windsor, On to Hamilton, On 5500
  2. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON 5591 / ...

$32 - $85

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Bus, Thru-Bus via Detroit, MI  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON 5500
  2. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON 5591 / ...

$29 - $82

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Train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Niagara Falls VIA Rail

$60 - $179

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Niagara Falls 239.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Detroit to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Buffalo (BUF) DTW - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$136 - $491

Fly Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YQG - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$111 - $380

Fly Windsor to Toronto, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto (YYZ) YQG - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$117 - $447

Fly Detroit to Toronto, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Toronto (YYZ) DTW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$172 - $542

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Windsor, On and arriving at Niagara Falls, ON via Hamilton, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Windsor and arriving at Niagara Falls via Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Niagara Falls is 210 miles. The road distance is 239.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus and Thru-Bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $30 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Detroit to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Detroit to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Windsor, On station.

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Detroit to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Windsor station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Niagara Falls is to bus and Thru-Bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $30 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $180 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Detroit to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Niagara Falls, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Niagara Falls via Hamilton, On and Hamilton, ON in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Niagara Falls via Aldershot in around 5 h 43 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$28 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $100
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Windsor, On to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $15
Online Fare
$11 - $24
Standard Fare
$19 - $27
Refundable
$22 - $35
Bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Book at
megabus.ca
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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