There are 9 ways to get from Detroit to Manhattan by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DTW - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Lexington Av/63 St

$77 - $372

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny 4414

$60 - $160

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Fly to Newark  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Newark (EWR) DTW - EWR

$112 - $412

Fly to New York JFK, subway  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York JFK (JFK) DTW - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$118 - $658

Fly to White Plains, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to White Plains (HPN) DTW - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St.

$132 - $572

Bus Wanda Coach  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids

$87

Train  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to New York VIA Rail

$105 - $357

Bus, train  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$116 - $321

Drive  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Manhattan 629.9 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Manhattan is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Manhattan is to fly and subway which costs $75 - $380 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Manhattan is 484 miles. The road distance is 629.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 3 min and costs $87.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Detroit to Manhattan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Detroit to Manhattan is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $110 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $87 and takes 13 h 3 min, you could also train, which costs $100 - $360 and takes 17 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 36 min.

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Detroit to Manhattan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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  • Distance: 484 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Detroit to Manhattan hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from Detroit to Manhattan 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Detroit to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to New York
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $240
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $430
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 Toledo Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
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
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
Every 3 hours
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
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Manhattan is 630 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to drive from Detroit to Manhattan.

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Spirit Airlines, Air Canada, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Detroit Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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Book your Detroit to Manhattan bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 1782+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $115 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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