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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station Bnsf
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak Wolverine

$53 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$40 - $63

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il 4566 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi 5508 / ...

$42 - $103

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Aurora to Detroit 323.3 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Detroit  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

$127 - $269

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Detroit  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW

$117 - $320

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Toledo, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$132 - $370

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Lansing, bus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Lansing (LAN) ORD - LAN
  3. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi

$142 - $745

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aurora to Detroit is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aurora to Detroit is to train and fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs $120 - $270.

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The distance between Aurora and Detroit is 440 km. The road distance is 517 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Aurora to Detroit, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aurora to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Broadway & Spring St and arriving at Downtown Detroit via Naperville Rt59 and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aurora to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Aurora and arriving at Detroit Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Aurora, IL, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

You can take a train from Aurora to Detroit via Chicago Union Station and Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aurora to Detroit via Naperville Metra, Naperville Rt59, Chicago, Il, and Chicago in around 8 h 46 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Aurora to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Naperville Rt59 to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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