There are 7 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Fort Lauderdale to Detroit  •  5 h 51 min

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

$94 - $805

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Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Detroit  •  6 h 12 min

  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

$161 - $491

Train to Miami, fly to Detroit  •  6 h 37 min

  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

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Flint, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Flint (FNT) FLL - FNT
  2. Take the bus from Flint to Detroit, MI

$157 - $675

Train, bus  •  37 h 36 min

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

$242 - $690

Bus  •  39 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Pompano Beach - McDonald's to Melbourne, FL
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi

$174 - $377

Drive  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit 1337.1 miles

$130 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Central Terminal - and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Pompano Beach - McDonald's, Melbourne, Fl and Jacksonville, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 39 min.

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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 train and bus which takes 37 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Detroit bus services, operated by Javax Bus, depart from Pompano Beach - McDonald's station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 39 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 54 min.

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

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

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Detroit Airport.

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  • Distance: 1138.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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

Delta, JetBlue Airways and four other airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Copans R/Nw 3 A, Pompano Beach - McDonald's, Melbourne, FL, Melbourne, Fl, and Jacksonville, Fl in around 39 h 39 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Flint via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Miami to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Flint
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
Book at
gobrightline.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 17 min
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
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
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
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.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
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Melbourne, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$200 - $270
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Pompano Beach - McDonald's to Melbourne, FL
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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