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There are 7 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit by plane, train, 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.

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Fly from Fort Lauderdale  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Detroit (DTW) FLL - DTW

$94 - $805

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Train to Miami, fly  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Detroit (DTW) MIA - DTW

$106 - $557

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Detroit (DTW) PBI - DTW

$157 - $491

Bus  •  34h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga 1154 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Detroit, Mi 1192

$145 - $365

Train, bus  •  38h 30m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$242 - $690

Bus via Jacksonville, Fl  •  40h 14m

  1. Take the bus from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy to Wpb Itc @ Bay J 1
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi

$153 - $364

Drive  •  22h 25m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit 1337.1 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 22h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit is to fly which costs $90 - $850 and takes 5h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Broward B/Se 1 A and arriving at Detroit, Mi via E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, Fl and Jacksonville, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 14m.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Detroit is 1139 miles. The road distance is 1337.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 34h 56m and costs $140 - $370.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Detroit bus services, operated by Palm Tran, depart from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit is to fly which takes 5h 57m and costs $90 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $370 and takes 34h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 2m.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 1138.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and three other airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Nw 12 Av & Nw 21 St, Santa Clara Station Rail Northbound, Miami International Airport Station Northbound, Miami, Fl, and Atlanta, Ga in around 34h 56m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$200 - $260
Palm Tran
Website
pbcgov.com
Bus from E Camino Real @ Dixie Hwy to Wpb Itc @ Bay J
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
pbcgov.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Detroit is 1337 miles. It takes approximately 22h 25m to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit.

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Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to line 01 bus which takes 21m and costs $2 - $3.

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