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There are 6 ways to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  3h 40m

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

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Train  •  7h 1m

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

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Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Des Plaines to Chicago OTC
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW) MDW - DTW

Bus to Milwaukee, fly  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from O'Hare Multi-Modal Facility to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW) MKE - DTW

Bus  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Bus Station to Detroit Bus Station Greyhound US0160 / ...

Drive  •  4h 57m

  1. Drive from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn 293.8 miles

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

19 Weekly Services
10h 26m Average Duration
$33 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to train which costs $13 - $130 and takes 7h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which takes 3h 40m and costs $70 - $270.

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No, there is no direct bus from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Busse Hwy & Mason Ln and arriving at Fairlane Town Center via Jefferson Park Transit Center, Chicago Bus Station and Michigan & Third. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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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 7h 1m.

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The distance between Des Plaines and University of Michigan–Dearborn is 252 miles. The road distance is 293.8 miles.

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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 7h 1m and costs $13 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m 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 Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Bus 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 40m and costs $70 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $13 - $130 and takes 7h 1m, you could also bus, which costs $30 - $100 and takes 10h 26m.

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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $120 and the journey takes 4h 54m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Milwaukee to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metra.com
Train from Des Plaines to Chicago OTC
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
https://metra.com
Seniors 65+, K-12 students, disabled
$2 - $4
Adult
$2 - $7
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 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $120
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$11 - $45
Child Coach - short notice
$27 - $40
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$23 - $75
Child Business Class - short notice
$25 - $75
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$30 - $70
Business Seat - advance purchase
$45 - $150
Business Seat - short notice
$50 - $140
Coach Seat - short notice
$30 - $120
Bus operators
Wisconsin Coach Lines
Phone
+1 262-671-2538
Email
wisconsincoach@coachusa.com
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from O'Hare Multi-Modal Facility to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Child 0-16
$9 - $16
Adult
$19 - $35
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
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago Bus Station to Detroit Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago Bus Station to Detroit Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $90
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$26 - $90

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Des Plaines to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit Bus 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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