There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to University of Notre Dame by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Niles Amtrak Wolverine

$71 - $137

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Bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to South Bend, IN Detroit

$42 - $79

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak Capitol Limited / ...

$63 - $131

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to University of Notre Dame 217.9 miles

$21 - $35

Fly  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN

$212 - $1,217

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to University of Notre Dame is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to University of Notre Dame is to fly which costs $210 - $1,300 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to University of Notre Dame. However, there are services departing from Detroit, MI and arriving at Notre Dame via South Bend, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Detroit and University of Notre Dame is 171 miles. The road distance is 217.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to University of Notre Dame without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $70 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Detroit to University of Notre Dame, including transfers.

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Detroit to University of Notre Dame bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Detroit, MI station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to University of Notre Dame is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs $70 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $80 and takes 7 h 6 min, you could also fly, which costs $210 - $1,300 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Detroit to University of Notre Dame bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, arrive at South Bend, IN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to University of Notre Dame is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Detroit to University of Notre Dame.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to South Bend Airport.

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  • Distance: 170.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and University of Notre Dame, IN, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Detroit to University of Notre Dame twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, Hoosier Ride operates a bus from Detroit to University of Notre Dame once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Niles Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Train from Toledo Amtrak to South Bend Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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.

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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 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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