There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Baltimore by plane, train, subway, bus 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 to Baltimore  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Baltimore (BWI) DTW - BWI

$64 - $294

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Baltimore Downtown, Md 4440 / ...

$60 - $150

4 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DTW - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$151 - $519

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Washington Dulles (IAD) DTW - IAD
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$167 - $544

Bus, train  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$148 - $418

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Baltimore 531.4 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Baltimore is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Baltimore is to fly which takes 3 h 55 min and costs $60 - $300.

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The distance between Detroit and Baltimore is 638 km. The road distance is 850 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Detroit to Baltimore, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Baltimore Downtown, Md. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Baltimore, MD, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and Spirit Airlines fly from Detroit to Baltimore every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Baltimore hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $150 and the journey takes 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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