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There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Virginia Beach by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly, line 960 bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Norfolk (ORF) DTW - ORF
  2. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$222 - $1,126

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Bus via Washington, DC - Union Station  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Washington, Dc 4440 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$86 - $203

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Bus, train  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station

$177 - $462

Bus  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Richmond, Va 1648
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Virginia Beach, Va 3561

$86 - $209

Drive  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Virginia Beach 731.6 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Virginia Beach is to fly and line 960 bus which costs $220 - $1,200 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 15 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Virginia Beach is 536 miles. The road distance is 731.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus and train which takes 22 h 12 min and costs $170 - $470.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Detroit to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 54 min.

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Detroit to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Virginia Beach, Va station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Virginia Beach is 732 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 17 min to drive from Detroit to Virginia Beach.

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  • Distance: 536.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Virginia Beach via Washington, Dc and Washington, DC - Union Station in around 22 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
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 Toledo Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170
Bus from Richmond, Va to Virginia Beach, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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Book your Detroit to Virginia Beach bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 580+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $52 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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