There are 7 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 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON 5500

$27 - $61

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 29 min

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

$48 - $118

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Oakville 209.2 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  3 h 23 min

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

$104 - $354

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

$110 - $421

Fly Detroit to Toronto, train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$166 - $517

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Oakville is to fly and train which costs $100 - $360 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Oakville is 188 miles. The road distance is 209.2 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Oakville station. However, there are services departing from Detroit, MI and arriving at Oakville GO Station via Hamilton GO Centre Bus and Dundas St + Highway 407 GO Carpool. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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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.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Oakville is 209 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Detroit to Oakville.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Oakville.
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  • Distance: 188 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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 - $120 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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$85 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$150 - $210
Train from Toronto to Oakville
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $28
Economy
$22 - $35
Economy Plus
$35 - $55
Business
$30 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$55 - $85
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65

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