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There are 7 ways to get from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn Wolverine

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Bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI OurBus

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Bus via Toledo  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Toledo Chicago / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Dearborn Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Drive  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn 276 miles

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  4h 6m

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

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW) ORD - DTW

Train to Milwaukee, fly  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW) MKE - DTW

Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) flights

The flight time between Chicago Midway (MDW) and Detroit (DTW) is around 1h 9m and covers a distance of around 228 miles. Services are operated by Southwest Airlines and Delta. Typically 46 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

46 Weekly Planes
1h 9m Average Duration
$87 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which costs $95 - $410 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Dearborn Transit Center via Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI and Metro Airport North Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Dearborn. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between Chicago, IL (Station) and University of Michigan–Dearborn is 229 miles. The road distance is 276 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn without a car is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs $40 - $60.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn takes 4h 47m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Chicago, IL station.

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Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to train which takes 5h 9m and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 8h 12m, you could also fly, which costs $95 - $410 and takes 4h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn.
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  • Distance: 229.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 9m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL (Station), IL, USA and University of Michigan–Dearborn, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 47m. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Milwaukee to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
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 Chicago Union Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Ann Arbor, MI
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago to Toledo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Amtrak

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ann Arbor, MI station.

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Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dearborn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn is 276 miles. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from Chicago, IL (Station) to University of Michigan–Dearborn.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Detroit Airport.

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