There are 10 ways to get from Detroit to Connecticut by plane, train, 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 Hartford  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Hartford (BDL) DTW - BDL

$98 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny 4414
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$77 - $185

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Fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Newark (EWR) DTW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford

$124 - $431

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DTW - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$132 - $534

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York JFK (JFK) DTW - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$176 - $823

Fly to White Plains, line 971 bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to White Plains (HPN) DTW - HPN
  2. Take the line 971 bus from Main St and S Broadway to Main St and Athlantic St

$126 - $559

Bus Wanda Coach, train  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Bridgeport New Haven

$101 - $116

Train  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Grand Central Terminal
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Bridgeport

$116 - $372

Bus, train Amtrak  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak

$138 - $368

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Bridgeport 674.4 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Connecticut is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Connecticut is to fly which costs $95 - $230 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Connecticut is 534 miles. The road distance is 674.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Detroit to Connecticut, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Bridgeport, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Windsor and arriving at Bridgeport via Aldershot and Grand Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 37 min.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 50 min and costs $2.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Connecticut.
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  • Distance: 534.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Connecticut, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Detroit to Hartford every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Bridgeport via New York, Ny in around 16 h 49 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Traverse City
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Rochester
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Detroit to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $95
Economy
$120 - $160
Economy Plus
$160 - $230
Business
$170 - $240
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $430
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and S Broadway to Main St and Athlantic St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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 Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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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