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There are 8 ways to get from Detroit to Burlington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot VIA Rail

$66 - $119

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to McMaster University, ON Detroit

$27 - $61

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Hamilton, On 5500

$30 - $65

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Burlington 205.9 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Windsor to Toronto, line 47 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto (YYZ) YQG - YYZ
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Square One to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride

$94 - $373

Fly Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YQG - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Burlington GO

$95 - $314

Fly Detroit to Toronto, line 47 bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Toronto (YYZ) DTW - YYZ
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Square One to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride

$149 - $468

Fly Detroit to Buffalo, bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Buffalo (BUF) DTW - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Burlington, ON

$146 - $524

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Burlington is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Burlington is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Burlington. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride via Hamilton GO Centre Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between Detroit and Burlington is 179 miles. The road distance is 205.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Burlington without a car is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs $65 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Detroit to Burlington, including transfers.

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Detroit to Burlington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Burlington is to train which takes 4h 38m and costs $65 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 4h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Windsor Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Detroit to Burlington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hamilton, On station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Burlington.
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  • Distance: 179.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Burlington, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Detroit to Burlington 4 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 3h 24m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Burlington once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
GO Transit
Bus operators
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, Mi to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to McMaster University, ON
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$28 - $50
Standard Fare
$35 - $60
Refundable
$40 - $65
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Burlington, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Square One to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
GO Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Burlington is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Detroit to Burlington.

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Air Canada offers flights from Windsor Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Burlington. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Windsor Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 23m and costs $7.

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