There are 10 ways to get from Detroit to New York by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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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Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DTW - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 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, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Newark (EWR) DTW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$113 - $412

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$119 - $661

Fly to White Plains, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to White Plains (HPN) DTW - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central

$133 - $573

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

  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

$232 - $1,152

Bus Wanda Coach  •  12 h 29 min

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

$84

Train  •  17 h 17 min

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

$107 - $355

Bus, train  •  17 h 18 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

$113 - $318

Drive  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to New York 621.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to New York is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to New York is to fly and train which costs $110 - $420 and takes 4 h 15 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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No, there is no direct train from Detroit to New York. However, there are services departing from Windsor and arriving at New York via Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 17 min.

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The distance between Detroit and New York is 483 miles. The road distance is 621.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to New York without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 29 min and costs $84.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Detroit to New York, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Detroit to New York.
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  • Distance: 483.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

Wanda Coach operates a bus from Detroit to New York 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to New York via Aldershot in around 17 h 17 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 New York La Guardia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Burlington
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
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 - $80
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to New York
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $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
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
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
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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