There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to Elkhart by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Elkhart Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$43 - $108

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Elkhart, IN 0354

$35 - $60

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Elkhart 204.4 miles

$20 - $29

Fly to South Bend  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN

$213 - $1,217

Fly to Kalamazoo, bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Kalamazoo (AZO) DTW - AZO
  2. Take the bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Elkhart, IN

$175 - $395

Fly to Fort Wayne, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Fort Wayne (FWA) DTW - FWA
  2. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN

$178 - $811

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Elkhart Amtrak

$154 - $331

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Elkhart, IN, USA?

Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Detroit to Elkhart once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, Delta flies from Detroit to Elkhart 5 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Kalamazoo
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Elkhart Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Elkhart Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Hoosier Ride
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Kalamazoo, MI to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Detroit to Elkhart?

The distance between Detroit and Elkhart is 253 km. The road distance is 327 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Elkhart?

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Elkhart is to drive which costs $20 - $29 and takes 3 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Detroit to Elkhart?

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Elkhart is to drive which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $20 - $29.

Is there a direct bus between Detroit and Elkhart?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, MI and arriving at Elkhart, IN. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Detroit to Elkhart?

It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Detroit to Elkhart, including transfers.