There are 10 ways to get from Detroit to Wisconsin Dells by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Wolverine
  2. Empire Builder

$91 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Empire Builder

$59 - $139

8 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 40 min

$82 - $174

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. 484.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Milwaukee, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. DTW - MKE

$214 - $518

Fly to Madison, line 02 bus, bus, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. DTW - MSN

$199 - $958

Fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. DTW - MDW

$164 - $366

Fly to Wausau/Marshfield, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 42 min

  1. DTW - CWA

Fly to Appleton, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. DTW - ATW

$226 - $999

Fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. DTW - ORD

$151 - $412

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Wisconsin Dells, WI, USA?

You can take a train from Detroit to Wisconsin Dells via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 9 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Wisconsin Dells via Chicago, Il, Milwaukee, Wi, and Wisconsin Dells, Wi in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Madison
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Detroit to Wausau/Marshfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Appleton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Madison via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Wausau/Marshfield via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Appleton via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
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 Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$190 - $280
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Portage Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Train from Columbus Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Glenview Amtrak to Wisconsin Dells Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Chicago, Il to Milwaukee, Wi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Milwaukee, Wi to Wisconsin Dells, Wi
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Metro Transit-City of Madison
Website
cityofmadison.com
Bus from North Transfer Point to University & N Park
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cityofmadison.com
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Madison, WI - Univ. of Wisconsin to Portage, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wausau / Rothschild, WI to Portage, WI – Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Appleton, WI to Columbus, WI
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Wisconsin Dells is 566 km. The road distance is 775 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Wisconsin Dells is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Wisconsin Dells is to fly and train which takes 6 h 37 min and costs $210 - $550.

No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Wisconsin Dells. However, there are services departing from Detroit Amtrak and arriving at Wisconsin Dells Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 33 min to get from Detroit to Wisconsin Dells, including transfers.