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There are 9 ways to get from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from San Diego  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Detroit (DTW) SAN - DTW

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Fly from Los Angeles  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Detroit (DTW) LAX - DTW

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Fly from San Francisco  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Detroit (DTW) SFO - DTW

Fly from Oakland  •  7h

  1. Fly from Oakland (OAK) to Detroit (DTW) OAK - DTW

Fly from Fresno  •  9h 27m

  1. Fly from Fresno (FAT) to Detroit (DTW) FAT - DTW

Fly from Santa Ana  •  9h 9m

  1. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Detroit (DTW) SNA - DTW

Train  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn Wolverine

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from El Monte to Dayton Trotwood "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood to Detroit "Greyhound"

Drive  •  35h 31m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to University of Michigan–Dearborn 2286.1 miles

California to University of Michigan–Dearborn by bus and walk

The journey time between California and University of Michigan–Dearborn is around 2 days 14h and covers a distance of around 2483 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7h 57m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 7h. Operated by Metro Los Angeles, Foothill Transit, Greyhound USA and others, the California to University of Michigan–Dearborn service departs from Aliso / Los Angeles and arrives in University of Michigan–Dearborn. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 6h
Layover time:
7h 57m
Total time:
2 days 14h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 7h
Journey distance:
2483 miles
Services per week:
9
Cheapest price:
$240
Carbon emissions:
495 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:15
Last service departs at:
18:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

California to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Michigan–Dearborn is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in University of Michigan–Dearborn is recommended.

The social distance requirement in University of Michigan–Dearborn is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which costs $60 - $250 and takes 7h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which costs $100 - $220 and takes 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Aliso / Los Angeles and arriving at Fairlane Town Center via El Monte, Dayton Trotwood and Michigan & Third. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Dearborn via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between California and University of Michigan–Dearborn is 1930 miles. The road distance is 2286.1 miles.

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The best way to get from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn without a car is to train which takes 2 days 0h and costs $240 - $340.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn, including transfers.

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California to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from El Monte station.

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California to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles station.

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The best way to get from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which takes 6h 45m and costs $100 - $220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $240 - $340 and takes 2 days 0h, you could also bus, which costs $240 - $340 and takes 2 days 7h.

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Map of how to get from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn.
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  • Distance: 1929.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between California, USA and University of Michigan–Dearborn, MI, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Diego to University of Michigan–Dearborn hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to University of Michigan–Dearborn via Chicago Union Station and Dearborn in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $460
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $470
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $480
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Covington
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $460
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from Oakland to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $460
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Salt Lake City, Madison
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $460
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $460
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $390
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $400
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $440
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $470
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $470
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Fresno to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 32m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Seattle
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Santa Ana to Detroit via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Oakland to Detroit via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$460 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
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 El Monte to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
47h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $290
Flexible
$300 - $430
Bus from Dayton Trotwood to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 18m.

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California to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit station.

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California to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dearborn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between California to University of Michigan–Dearborn is 2286 miles. It takes approximately 35h 31m to drive from California to University of Michigan–Dearborn.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Detroit Airport.

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The best way to get from California to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 14 min and costs $1 - $5.

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