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There are 8 ways to get from Detroit to Valparaiso University by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus via Toledo  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit to Toledo "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Burns Harbor, IN 0025 Cleveland / ...

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Train  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station Wolverine
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park Ssl

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Bus  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to South Street Station - South Bend Detroit
  2. Take the bus from South Street Stationf - South Bend to Burns Harbor, IN Cleveland / ...

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Valparaiso University 250.3 miles

Fly to South Bend, train, taxi  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to South Bend (SBN) DTW - SBN
  2. Take the train from South Bend Airport to Dune Park
  3. Take a taxi from Dune Park to Valparaiso University

Fly to Chicago Midway, train, taxi  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DTW - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park
  3. Take a taxi from Dune Park to Valparaiso University

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train, taxi  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DTW - ORD
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park
  3. Take a taxi from Dune Park to Valparaiso University

Fly to Fort Wayne, bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Fort Wayne (FWA) DTW - FWA
  2. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Burns Harbor, IN

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Valparaiso University is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Valparaiso University is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 5m.

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The distance between Detroit and Valparaiso University is 215 miles. The road distance is 250.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Valparaiso University without a car is to bus via Toledo which takes 6h 41m and costs $95 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Detroit to Valparaiso University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Valparaiso University is to bus via Toledo which takes 6h 41m and costs $95 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $130 and takes 8h.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to South Bend Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Valparaiso University is 1h behind Detroit. It is currently 6:56 AM in Detroit and 5:56 AM in Valparaiso University.

Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Valparaiso University is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Detroit to Valparaiso University.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to South Bend Airport.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Valparaiso University.
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  • Distance: 215.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Valparaiso University, IN, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Valparaiso University via Toledo and Burns Harbor, IN in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Valparaiso University via Chicago Union Station, Jackson & Chicago River, Michigan & Van Buren/Congress, Van Buren St., and Dune Park in around 8h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to South Bend
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $370
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Flights from Detroit to Fort Wayne
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Dune Park
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
Train from South Bend Airport to Dune Park
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
mysouthshoreline.com
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 to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Toledo to Burns Harbor, IN
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from South Street Stationf - South Bend to Burns Harbor, IN
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Burns Harbor, IN
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Book at
baronsbus.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to South Street Station - South Bend
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
hoosierride.com
Child Fares
$30 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Dune Park to Valparaiso University
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Krazy Cab of NWI
Phone
+1 219-763-1675
Website
krazycab.com

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 57 min and costs $2.

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