There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Houghton by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Hancock  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Hancock (CMX) DTW - CMX

$226 - $389

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI

$92 - $192

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Fly to Marquette, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Marquette (MQT) DTW - MQT
  2. Take the bus from Gwinn to Hancock, MI

$137 - $314

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI

$124 - $268

Bus, Amtrak Thruway via Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport  •  20 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport to Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI

$97 - $190

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Houghton 570 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Houghton is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Houghton is to fly which costs $220 - $390 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Houghton. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Hancock, MI via Chicago, Il and Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 27 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Houghton is 430 miles. The road distance is 570 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Houghton without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 19 h 22 min and costs $120 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Detroit to Houghton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Detroit to Houghton is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs $220 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus and Amtrak Thruway, which costs $90 - $200 and takes 19 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Detroit Airport to Hancock Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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Detroit to Houghton bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hancock, MI station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Houghton.
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  • Distance: 430.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Detroit to Houghton every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Houghton via Chicago, Il, Milwaukee, Wi, and Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak in around 19 h 27 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Hancock via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Hancock via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Marquette
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station to Milwaukee Intermodal Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Gwinn to Hancock, MI
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Milwaukee to Hancock, MI
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Amtrak to Hancock, MI
Ave. Duration
10 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.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 Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$55 - $80
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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Houghton is 570 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 28 min to drive from Detroit to Houghton.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Hancock Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Houghton. Prices start at $100 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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