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There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Grand Portage by plane, car, bus, 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.

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Fly Windsor to Thunder Bay, drive

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Thunder Bay (YQT)
  2. Drive from Thunder Bay to Grand Portage

Fly Detroit to Hancock, drive

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Hancock (CMX)
  2. Drive from Hancock to Grand Portage

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, night bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to East Lansing, MI
  2. Take the bus from East Lansing, MI to Pellston, MI
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Pellston, MI to Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  4. Take the night bus from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
  5. Drive from Thunder Bay to Grand Portage

Bus, Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails, night bus, drive via Flint

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint, MI
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from Flint to St. Ignace, MI
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway operated by Indian Trails from St. Ignace, MI to Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  4. Take the night bus from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
  5. Drive from Thunder Bay to Grand Portage

Train, bus, drive

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Oakville
  2. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station Bus Terminal to Sudbury
  3. Take the train from Sudbury to White River
  4. Take the bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
  5. Drive from Thunder Bay, ON to Grand Portage

Drive

  1. Drive from Detroit to Grand Portage

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Grand Portage is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 15h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Grand Portage is to fly and drive which costs $160 - $480 and takes 6h 46m.

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It is 509 miles from Detroit to Grand Portage. It is approximately 829.3 miles to drive.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Detroit to Grand Portage, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Windsor Airport to Thunder Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 17m and has one stopover.

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Grand Portage is 1h behind Detroit. It is currently 2:16 PM in Detroit and 1:16 PM in Grand Portage.

Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Grand Portage is 829 miles. It takes approximately 15h 24m to drive from Detroit to Grand Portage.

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Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Windsor Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Windsor Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 23 min and costs $6.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Grand Portage.
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  • Distance: 508.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Grand Portage, MN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Detroit to Grand Portage. However, you can take the line 8 bus to Walker at Division, take the walk to Windsor airport, fly to Thunder Bay, then take the drive to Grand Portage. Alternatively, you can take the line 261 bus to Metro Airport Mcnamara Terminal, take the walk to Detroit airport, fly to Hancock, then take the drive to Grand Portage.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Hancock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Hancock via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Hancock via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Thunder Bay via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Thunder Bay via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $500
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Oakville
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$35 - $50
Business
$85 - $110
Economy
$60 - $70
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Train from Sudbury to White River
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $65
Business
$100 - $140
Economy
$75 - $90
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to East Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$9 - $14
College students
$13 - $19
Senior Citizens 62+
$14 - $20
Bus from East Lansing, MI to Pellston, MI
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$19 - $27
College students
$24 - $35
Senior Citizens 62+
$26 - $40
Bus from Detroit, MI to Flint, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Website
Indian Trails
Children 2-16
$6 - $9
College students
$9 - $14
Senior Citizens 62+
$10 - $15
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
Bus from Pellston, MI to Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak
Bus from Flint to St. Ignace, MI
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak
Bus from St. Ignace, MI to Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800 363 7512
Email
info@ontarionorthland.ca
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Night bus from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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Ontario Northland
Senior
$85 - $130
Adult
$100 - $160
Bus from Toronto Union Station Bus Terminal to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
Ontario Northland
Senior
$50 - $80
Adult
$60 - $90
Kasper Transportation
Phone
1-855-566-2378
Website
gokasper.com
Bus from White River, ON to Thunder Bay, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Schedules at
gokasper.com
Book at
gokasper.betterez.com
Child
$55 - $80
Senior
$95 - $140
Adult
$160 - $190

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