There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Oakville by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Oakville VIA Rail

$35 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Windsor, On to Hamilton, On 5500

$32 - $67

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Oakville 209.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Windsor to Toronto Island, train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YQG - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Oakville

$106 - $355

Fly Windsor to Toronto, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Toronto (YYZ) YQG - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Oakville

$112 - $422

Fly Detroit to Toronto, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Toronto (YYZ) DTW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Oakville

$167 - $517

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Oakville, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Detroit to Oakville hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Oakville every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Oakville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$85 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$150 - $220
Train from Toronto to Oakville
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $29
Economy
$23 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $55
Business
$30 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Windsor, On to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Detroit to Oakville?

The distance between Detroit and Oakville is 301 km. The road distance is 335 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Oakville?

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Oakville is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 3 h 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Detroit to Oakville?

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Oakville is to fly and train which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $100 - $360.

Is there a direct train between Detroit and Oakville?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Windsor and arriving at Oakville. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Detroit and Oakville?

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Oakville. However, there are services departing from Windsor, On and arriving at Oakville GO Bus via Hamilton GO Centre Bus and Trafalgar Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Detroit to Oakville?

The train from Windsor to Oakville takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.