There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to Lexington by bus, 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.

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Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Cincinnati, Oh 1105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...

$72 - $141

6 alternative options

Bus Barons Bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Cincinnati, OH Schedules 0014 and 0015
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky 1179 / ...

$76 - $131

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Lexington 351.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Lexington, line 3 bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Lexington (LEX) DTW - LEX
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Transit Center to Armstrong Mill @ Tates Creek Outbound

$174 - $954

Fly to Covington, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Covington (CVG) DTW - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$196 - $924

Fly to Dayton, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Dayton (DAY) DTW - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$209 - $626

Fly to Louisville, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Louisville (SDF) DTW - SDF
  2. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Lexington, KY

$212 - $1,019

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Lexington is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Lexington is to fly and line 3 bus which costs $170 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Lexington is 311 miles. The road distance is 351.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Detroit to Lexington, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Lexington via Cincinnati, Oh and Lexington, Ky in around 7 h 33 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
LexTran
Website
lextran.com
Bus from Transit Center to Armstrong Mill @ Tates Creek Outbound
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lextran.com

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