There are 10 ways to get from Detroit to Manhattan by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Newark  •  4h 18m

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

$114 - $569

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Bus via Madison Heights  •  13h 51m

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

$47 - $99

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Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DTW - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station

$76 - $499

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York JFK (JFK) DTW - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$118 - $511

Fly to White Plains, train  •  6h 22m

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

$313 - $775

Fly to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) DTW - ABE
  2. Take the bus from Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop to New York

$217 - $437

Bus  •  14h 10m

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

$65 - $95

Bus, train  •  17h 29m

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

$91 - $132

Train  •  17h 31m

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

$159 - $288

Drive  •  10h 18m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Manhattan 627 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 10h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Manhattan is to fly which costs $110 - $600 and takes 4h 18m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Windsor and arriving at 86 St via Aldershot and 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 31m.

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The distance between Detroit and Manhattan is 484 miles. The road distance is 627 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Manhattan without a car is to bus via Madison Heights which takes 13h 51m and costs $45 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4h 18m 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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Detroit to Manhattan train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Windsor station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Manhattan is to fly which takes 4h 18m and costs $110 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus via Madison Heights, which costs $45 - $100 and takes 13h 51m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $290 and takes 17h 31m.

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  • Distance: 484 miles
  • Duration: 4h 18m

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

United Airlines and Delta fly from Detroit to Manhattan hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 9h 55m. Bus Ticket Inc. also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $440
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Detroit to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Detroit to White Plains via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $7
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$8 - $11
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$11 - $14
Onboard-Peak
$18 - $20
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 Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Aldershot to New York
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$75 - $95
Economy
$100 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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GoTo Bus
Bus Ticket Inc.
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - Allen St.
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
gotobus.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
14h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $150
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 32m.

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

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Detroit to Manhattan train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at New York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Manhattan is 627 miles. It takes approximately 10h 18m to drive from Detroit to Manhattan.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Detroit Airport to Newark Airport.

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Book your Detroit to Manhattan bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 1927+ hotels available in Manhattan. 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 57 min and costs $2.

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