Travel from Boston to Detroit

Bus or fly from Boston to Detroit?

Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and five other airlines fly from Boston to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Detroit via New York, NY in around 20 h 5 min.

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How to get from Boston to Detroit

ModeDurationPrice
From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit.4 h 38 min$153
From Boston, MA bus to Manchester airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit.5 h 41 min$162
From Boston South Station Amtrak train to Providence Station, line 66 bus to Providence airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit.6 h 3 min$168
From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to Windsor airport, then line 8 bus to Detroit.7 h 27 min$287
From Boston, MA - South Station bus to Union Pl and Church St, line 30 bus to Hartford airport, fly to Detroit airport, then line 261 bus to Detroit.6 h 52 min$174
From Boston, MA South Station bus to Albany Bus Terminal, line 114 bus to Albany, train to Aldershot, then train to Windsor.18 h 30 min$229
From Boston South Station Amtrak train to Toledo then bus to Detroit, MI.19 h 23 min$243
From Boston, MA bus to New York, NY then bus to Detroit, MI.20 h 5 min$94
From Boston drive to Detroit.12 h 22 min$84

How long does it take to get from Boston to Detroit?

It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Boston to Detroit, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Boston and Detroit?

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Detroit, MI via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 5 min.

Operators from Boston to Detroit

OperatorPhoneWebsite
MBTAMBTA
Spirit AirlinesSpirit Airlines
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
DeltaDelta
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Air CanadaAir Canada
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Southeast Michigan SMART+1 866-962-5515Southeast Michigan SMART
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
RIPTA+1 401-781-9400RIPTA
Porter AirlinesPorter Airlines
WestJetWestJet
Transit Windsor519-255-2489Transit Windsor
Peter Pan Bus Lines1-800-343-9999Peter Pan Bus Lines
CT Transit+1 860-522-8101CT Transit
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
VIA Rail+1 1 888 842-7245VIA Rail
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak