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There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Rochester Hills by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit to Pontiac Amtrak Station Wolverine
  2. Take a taxi from Pontiac Amtrak Station to Rochester Hills

$41 - $54

Cheapest option

Line 4 bus, line 494 bus  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Woodward & Gratiot to State Fairgrounds - 4 4
  2. Take the line 494 bus from State Fair Transit Center to Beaumont Troy 494

$18 - $24

4 alternative options

Line 461 bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the line 461 bus from Washington + Lafayette to Somerset Collection 461

$20 - $24

Line 461 bus via Jefferson + Spirit Plaza  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the line 461 bus from Jefferson + Spirit Plaza to Somerset Collection 461

$20 - $24

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Detroit to Rochester Hills 25.7 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Rochester Hills 25.7 miles

$2 - $4

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The most affordable way to get from Detroit to Rochester Hills is to drive, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Rochester Hills is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Rochester Hills is 23 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Rochester Hills without a car is to train and taxi which takes 57 min and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Detroit to Rochester Hills, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Rochester Hills is 26 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Detroit to Rochester Hills.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Rochester Hills. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 23.3 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Rochester Hills, MI, USA?

Southeast Michigan SMART operates a bus from Washington + Lafayette to Somerset Collection hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Pontiac Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Business Seat
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Washington + Lafayette to Somerset Collection
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Spirit Plaza to Somerset Collection
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from State Fair Transit Center to Beaumont Troy
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Detroit Department of Transportation
Website
ridedetroittransit.com
Bus from Woodward & Gratiot to State Fairgrounds - 4
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
ridedetroittransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Pontiac Amtrak Station to Rochester Hills
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23

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