There are 5 ways to get from Detroit to Wichita by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Wichita (ICT) DTW - ICT

$220 - $975

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Topeka, Ks
  3. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks

$116 - $290

3 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  19 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Bus, train, night bus  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Newton Amtrak to Wichita

Drive  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Wichita 995 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Wichita is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 15 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Wichita is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Wichita is 825 miles. The road distance is 995 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Detroit to Wichita, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Wichita. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Wichita, Ks via Columbus, Oh and Topeka, Ks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Wichita.
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  • Distance: 824.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Wichita, KS, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Detroit to Wichita hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Wichita via Columbus, Oh and Topeka, Ks in around 27 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Wichita via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Newton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80
Greyhound USA
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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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Topeka, Ks
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Wichita, Ks
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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