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There are 8 ways to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Detroit

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

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Bus via Terminal 2

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Detroit

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O’Hare Airport Transit System to Chicago Midway, fly to Detroit

  1. Take the O’Hare Airport Transit System from Parking Lot G to Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW)

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Toledo, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL)
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Dearborn

Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Detroit

  1. Take the bus from O'Hare Term 1,2,3 to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW)

Train

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Detroit

Drive

  1. Drive from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn

Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Des Plaines and University of Michigan–Dearborn is around 10h 10m and covers a distance of around 334 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 18m. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 17m. Services are operated by Metra, Chicago Transit (CTA), Greyhound USA and others. Typically 13 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 52m
Layover time:
2h 18m
Total time:
10h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 17m
Journey distance:
334 miles
Services per week:
13
Cheapest price:
$42
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
22:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn train, bus and walk schedules

Train 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.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to bus via Terminal 2 which costs $17 - $23 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which costs $70 - $210 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Parking Lot G and arriving at Dearborn Transit Center via Chicago - OHare Airport, Chicago and Woodward + Clifford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Des Plaines and arriving at Dearborn via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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It is 240 miles from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn. It is approximately 293.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn without a car is to train which takes 6h 43m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn, including transfers.

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Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Chicago station.

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Des Plaines 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 Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which takes 3h 41m and costs $70 - $210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 6h 43m, you could also bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 9h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn.
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  • Distance: 240.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Des Plaines, IL, USA and University of Michigan–Dearborn, MI, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 36m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from Milwaukee to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
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 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
Fly Chicago Shuttle
Website
flychicago.com
Bus from Parking Lot G to Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
flychicago.com
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
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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 Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$9 - $13
Adult
$17 - $25
Wisconsin Coach Lines
Phone
+1 262-671-2538
Email
wisconsincoach@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from O'Hare Term 1,2,3 to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Book at
coachusaairportexpress.com
Commuter and Intercity
$5 - $6
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 Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Detroit station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn is 294 miles. It takes approximately 4h 57m to drive from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in University of Michigan–Dearborn. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Des Plaines to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to O’Hare Airport Transit System which takes 10 min and costs .

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