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There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to Oakville by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Oakville VIA Rail

$55 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  7 h 8 min

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

$31 - $65

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Hamilton, On 5500

$35 - $71

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 35 min

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

$90 - $308

Fly Windsor to Toronto, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$96 - $375

Fly Detroit to Toronto, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$151 - $470

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 $85 - $310 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Oakville. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi 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 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Windsor and arriving at Oakville. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 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 best way to get from Detroit to Oakville without a car is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $55 - $120.

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The train from Windsor to Oakville takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Detroit to Oakville train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Windsor station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Oakville is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $55 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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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 4 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Oakville once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Windsor to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$90 - $130
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Exhibition GO to Oakville GO
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
Train from Union Station to Oakville GO
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
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 Detroit, Mi to Hamilton, On
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $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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The quickest flight from Windsor Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 54 min.

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Detroit to Oakville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hamilton, On station.

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Detroit to Oakville train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Oakville station.

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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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Porter Airlines offers flights from Windsor Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Oakville. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Windsor Airport is to line 8 bus which takes 23 min and costs $7.

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