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There are 6 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Oberlin by bus, train, car or plane

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Amtrak Thruway, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak 8150 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Elyria Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$58 - $98

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Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak 8150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Elyria 1632

$45 - $70

4 alternative options

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ann Arbor Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Detroit, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Elyria Amtrak

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to Oberlin 139.6 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Cleveland  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Cleveland (CLE) DTW - CLE

$198 - $845

Fly to Akron, drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Akron (CAK) DTW - CAK
  2. Drive from Akron to Oberlin

$154 - $870

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The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to Oberlin is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to Oberlin is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and Oberlin is 104 miles. The road distance is 139.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Oberlin without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Ann Arbor to Oberlin, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Oberlin is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $190 - $850 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 48 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ann Arbor to Oberlin is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Ann Arbor to Oberlin.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Oberlin. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ann Arbor to Oberlin.
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  • Distance: 104.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Oberlin, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Oberlin via Toledo, OH Amtrak, Toledo, Oh, and Elyria in around 5 h 18 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Ann Arbor to Oberlin 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Akron
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Elyria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Ann Arbor Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Detroit, MI - Amtrak to Toledo, OH Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Elyria
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Detroit Airport is to bus which takes 35 min and costs $7 - $11.

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