There are 7 ways to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Detroit by plane, subway, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Chicago Midway to Detroit  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

$124 - $254

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$32 - $45

5 alternative options

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Detroit  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW

$116 - $321

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Toledo, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the subway from Midway to Harold Washington Library
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL) ORD - TOL
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$131 - $371

Train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$52 - $134

Bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi 5508 / ...

$34 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Detroit 283.4 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Detroit is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Detroit is to fly which costs $120 - $260 and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The distance between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) and Detroit is 245 miles. The road distance is 283.4 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Detroit, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) station to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Midway Orange Line Station and arriving at Downtown Detroit via Cicero & 24th Place Terminal and Chicago. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Detroit every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) to Detroit 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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
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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 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 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

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