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There are 7 ways to get from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range by plane, car, bus, train or night bus

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Recommended option

Fly Detroit to Roswell, drive

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Roswell (ROW)
  2. Drive from Roswell to White Sands Missile Range

Cheapest option

Fly Detroit to El Paso, bus

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to El Paso (ELP)
  2. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to New Mexico State University

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Bus to Flint, fly to El Paso, bus

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint, MI
  2. Fly from Flint (FNT) to El Paso (ELP)
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to New Mexico State University

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to El Paso, bus

  1. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to El Paso (ELP)
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to New Mexico State University

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
  3. Take the night bus from Albuquerque to Las Cruces

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Detroit to Dallas
  2. Take the bus from Dallas to El Paso
  3. Take the bus from Downtown El Paso to New Mexico State University

Drive

  1. Drive from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range
Detroit → White Sands Missile Range
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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 27h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range is to fly and drive which takes 11h 54m and costs $210 - $500.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range. However, there are services departing from Detroit and arriving at White Sands Missile Range via Dallas, Downtown El Paso and New Mexico State University. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 20m.

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The distance between Detroit and White Sands Missile Range is 1460 miles. The road distance is 1678.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range without a car is to train and night bus which takes 36h 38m and costs $260 - $380.

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It takes approximately 11h 54m to get from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range, including transfers.

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Detroit to White Sands Missile Range bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit station.

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There is no direct flight from Detroit Airport to Roswell Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 27m and has one stopover.

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Detroit to White Sands Missile Range bus services, operated by New Mexico Transport, arrive at New Mexico State University station.

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White Sands Missile Range is 2h behind Detroit. It is currently 1:38 AM in Detroit and 11:38 PM in White Sands Missile Range.

Map of how to get from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range.
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  • Distance: 1460.5 miles
  • Duration: 11h 54m

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and White Sands Missile Range, NM, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range via Dallas, El Paso, Downtown El Paso, and New Mexico State University in around 44h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Roswell via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Roswell via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Roswell via Reagan Washington, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Roswell via New York La Guardia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Roswell via Philadelphia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Roswell via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Roswell via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to El Paso
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to El Paso via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Flint to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to El Paso
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to El Paso via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
25h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Business Seat
$280 - $400
Bus operators
New Mexico Transport
Website
dot.state.nm.us
Bus from Downtown El Paso to New Mexico State University
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
dot.state.nm.us
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Flint, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
indiantrails.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
Night bus from Albuquerque to Las Cruces
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Detroit to Dallas
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $170
Flexible
$170 - $250
Bus from Dallas to El Paso
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to White Sands Missile Range is 1679 miles. It takes approximately 27h 51m to drive from Detroit to White Sands Missile Range.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Detroit Airport to Roswell Airport.

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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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