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There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Hartford by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 22 min

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

$98 - $226

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny 4414
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station

$80 - $183

3 alternative options

Bus Wanda Coach  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station

$103 - $114

Bus, train  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak

$129 - $348

Drive  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Hartford 653.4 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Hartford is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Hartford is to fly which costs $95 - $230 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Hartford station. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Hartford, CT - Union Station via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 40 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Hartford is 536 miles. The road distance is 653.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Hartford without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 20 min and costs $100 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Detroit to Hartford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Detroit to Hartford is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $95 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $120 and takes 16 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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Detroit to Hartford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Hartford, CT - Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Hartford.
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  • Distance: 535.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Hartford, CT, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Detroit to Hartford hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Hartford via Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff, State Fair Transit Center, Oakland Mall, Madison Heights, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, East Broadway, 42 St - Bryant Pk, and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Hartford is 653 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 26 min to drive from Detroit to Hartford.

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American Airlines, Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Hartford. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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