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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Memphis (MEM) DTW - MEM

$154 - $754

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn 1105
  2. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Memphis, Tn 1511 / ...

$80 - $193

3 alternative options

Train  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Memphis Central Station City Of New Orleans

$126 - $348

Bus Hoosier Ride  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Indianapolis, IN Schedules 0014 and 0015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Memphis, TN 0367

$91 - $207

Drive  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Memphis 744.3 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Memphis, TN, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Detroit to Memphis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Memphis via Nashville, Tn in around 16 h 1 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Memphis Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Memphis, TN
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Memphis is 1003 km. The road distance is 1191 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Memphis is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Memphis is to fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs $150 - $800.

No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Detroit Amtrak and arriving at Memphis Central Station via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Memphis, Tn via Nashville, Tn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Detroit to Memphis, including transfers.