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There are 11 ways to get from New York to Detroit by subway, plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW

$77 - $372

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi 4427

$60 - $160

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Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Detroit (DTW) EWR - DTW

$114 - $411

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Detroit (DTW) JFK - DTW

$119 - $661

Train to White Plains, fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Detroit (DTW) HPN - DTW

$134 - $573

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTW) PHL - DTW

$127 - $472

Bus to Newburgh, fly  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Woodbury Common, NY - bus shelter
  2. Fly from Newburgh (SWF) to Detroit (DTW) SWF - DTW

$119 - $1,125

Bus Wanda Coach  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights Nyc

$83 - $84

Train  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$104 - $348

Train, bus  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...

$114 - $312

Drive  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Drive from New York to Detroit 618.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Detroit is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Detroit is to train and fly which costs $110 - $420 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Detroit, Mi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Detroit. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Windsor via Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 18 min.

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The distance between New York and Detroit is 483 miles. The road distance is 618.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 20 min and costs $83 - $84.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from New York to Detroit, including transfers.

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New York to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York to Detroit is to bus which takes 11 h 20 min and costs $83 - $84. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $350 and takes 16 h 18 min.

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  • Distance: 483.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York to Detroit 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Detroit via Aldershot in around 16 h 18 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from White Plains to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Newburgh to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $95
Economy
$120 - $160
Economy Plus
$160 - $230
Business
$170 - $240
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $430
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Coach USA
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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New York to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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New York to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Windsor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Detroit is 618 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to drive from New York to Detroit.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your New York to Detroit bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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