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There are 12 ways to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain by plane, bus, car, taxi, night bus or train

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 to Indio/Palm Springs, bus, drive  •  10h 59m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Indio/Palm Springs (PSP) DTW - PSP
  2. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
  3. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

Cheapest option

Fly to Los Angeles, bus, drive  •  12h 56m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Los Angeles (LAX) DTW - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown
  3. Take the bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
  4. Drive from Chiriaco Summit to Salvation Mountain

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Fly to San Diego, bus, taxi  •  9h 20m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to San Diego (SAN) DTW - SAN
  2. Take the bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Yuma, bus, taxi  •  11h 13m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Yuma (YUM) DTW - YUM
  2. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
  3. Take a taxi from State Street @ 14th Street to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Phoenix, night bus, taxi  •  10h 42m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Phoenix (PHX) DTW - PHX
  2. Take the night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
  3. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly to El Centro, taxi  •  8h 15m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to El Centro (IPL) DTW - IPL
  2. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Las Vegas, bus, drive  •  13h 32m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Las Vegas (LAS) DTW - LAS
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, NV to San Bernardino
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio, CA
  4. Drive from Indio, CA to Salvation Mountain

Fly to Santa Ana, train, bus, taxi  •  14h 16m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Santa Ana (SNA) DTW - SNA
  2. Take the train from Irvine to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
  4. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Train, bus, drive  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Dearborn to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
  3. Take the bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio, CA La
  4. Drive from Indio, CA to Salvation Mountain

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Detroit to Dayton Trotwood
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood to El Monte
  3. Take the bus from El Monte to El Centro
  4. Take a taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain

Train, bus, taxi  •  2 days 22h

  1. Take the train from Dearborn to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 7th Street @ State Street 10
  4. Take a taxi from 7th Street @ State Street to Salvation Mountain

Drive  •  36h 18m

  1. Drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain 2286.2 miles
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The most affordable way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain is to fly and bus and drive, which costs $80 - $280 and takes 12h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain is to fly and taxi which costs $200 - $650 and takes 8h 15m.

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The distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) and Salvation Mountain is 1859 miles. The road distance is 2286.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 2 days 16h and costs $390 - $550.

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It takes approximately 10h 59m to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Detroit Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 20m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain is 2286 miles. It takes approximately 36h 18m to drive from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Indio/Palm Springs Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Salvation Mountain. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain.
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  • Distance: 1858.6 miles
  • Duration: 10h 59m

What companies run services between Detroit Airport (DTW), USA and Salvation Mountain, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Detroit Airport (DTW) to Salvation Mountain. However, you can fly to Indio/Palm Springs, take the walk to Tahquitz Canyon at Civic, take the line 4 bus to Indian Canyon at Tachevah, take the walk to Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center, take the bus to Chiriaco Summit, then take the drive to Salvation Mountain. Alternatively, you can fly to San Diego, take the walk to Terminal 1 Rental Car Shuttle, take the bus to Palm St, take the walk to Middletown Station, take the tram to SDSU Station, take the walk to San Diego State University, take the bus to El Centro, then take the taxi to Salvation Mountain.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Detroit to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $450
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $490
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $500
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Yuma via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Yuma via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Yuma via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Yuma via Charlotte, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Yuma via Philadelphia, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Yuma via Reagan Washington, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Santa Ana via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Las Vegas, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Minneapolis, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Chicago O'Hare, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Nashville, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Atlanta, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Houston, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Detroit to El Centro via Chicago Midway, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Flights from Detroit to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $360
Flights from Detroit to Phoenix via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Detroit to Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Detroit to Indio/Palm Springs via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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 Irvine to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Dearborn to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
40h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$410 - $600
Business Seat
$440 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Yuma Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Premium
$550 - $800
Flexi Coach Seat
$460 - $700
Business Seat
$500 - $750
Bus operators
Blythe Wellness Express
Phone
+61 760.922.1140
Website
blythewellnessexpress.org
Bus from Palm Springs - Desert Regional Medical Center to Chiriaco Summit
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
blythewellnessexpress.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego State University to El Centro
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Night bus from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport/44th Street Station to El Centro
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Downtown to Palm Springs Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego Old Town to El Centro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Phone
+1 928-783-2235
Website
ycipta.org
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to State Street @ 14th Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Website
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
Bus from 3rd Street @ Gila Street to 7th Street @ State Street
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$2
Website
Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Las Vegas, NV to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$30 - $50
Bus from San Bernardino, CA to Indio, CA
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
One Way
$21 - $30
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 Detroit to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Dayton Trotwood to El Monte
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $290
Flexible
$300 - $430
Bus from El Monte to El Centro
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Other operators
Taxi from El Centro to Salvation Mountain
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi Speed
Phone
+52 686 555 5800
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Seguro
Phone
+52 686 554 8834
Website
facebook.com
Taxi Elite
Phone
+52 686 234 0031
Website
facebook.com

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