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

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Cleveland, Oh 4143 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi 4427 / ...

$40 - $59

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Train, bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...

$50 - $70

Drive  •  4h 34m

  1. Drive from Erie to Detroit 271.9 miles

$26 - $40

Fly from Erie  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Erie (ERI) to Detroit (DTW) ERI - DTW

$144 - $854

Train to Cleveland, fly  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Detroit (DTW) CLE - DTW

$143 - $694

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The cheapest way to get from Erie to Detroit is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Erie to Detroit is to fly which costs $140 - $900 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erie to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Erie and Detroit is 153 miles. The road distance is 271.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Erie to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs $40 - $60.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Erie to Detroit, including transfers.

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Erie to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Erie, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Erie to Detroit is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $900 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Erie Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Erie to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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  • Distance: 153 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Erie, PA, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Erie to Detroit via Cleveland, Oh in around 5h 45m. Alternatively, Delta flies from Erie to Detroit 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Erie Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Train from Erie Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
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 Erie, Pa to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Erie to Detroit is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4h 34m to drive from Erie to Detroit.

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Delta offers flights from Erie Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erie to Erie Airport is to line 31 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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