There are 6 ways to get from Detroit to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and Air Canada fly from Detroit to Washington every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Washington 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 15 h 9 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington via Covington
Avg. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Avg. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Baltimore
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
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Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC
Avg. Duration
15 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Detroit, MI to Toledo
Avg. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Detroit to Washington?

The distance between Detroit and Washington is 635 km. The road distance is 845 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Washington?

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Washington is to drive which costs $65 and takes 8 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Detroit to Washington?

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Washington is to fly which takes 3 h 45 min and costs $120.

Is there a direct bus between Detroit and Washington?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, MI and arriving at Washington, DC. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 9 min.

How long does it take to get from Detroit to Washington?

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Detroit to Washington, including transfers.