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There are 6 ways to get from Green Bay to Detroit by plane, bus, train 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 Green Bay  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Green Bay (GRB) to Detroit (DTW) GRB - DTW

$147 - $731

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Green Bay, Wi to Chicago, Il 4727
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi 5508 / ...

$57 - $145

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Bus to Appleton, fly  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Green Bay, Wi to Appleton, Wi
  2. Fly from Appleton (ATW) to Detroit (DTW) ATW - DTW

$191 - $947

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Green Bay, WI to Milwaukee 915
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station

$107 - $229

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Milwaukee, WI - Airport 103
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Detroit, MI

$77 - $144

Drive  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Green Bay to Detroit 489.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Green Bay to Detroit is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Green Bay to Detroit is to fly which costs $140 - $750 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Green Bay to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Green Bay, Wi and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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The distance between Green Bay and Detroit is 293 miles. The road distance is 489.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Green Bay to Detroit without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 11 h 3 min and costs $100 - $230.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Green Bay to Detroit, including transfers.

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Green Bay to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Green Bay, Wi station.

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The best way to get from Green Bay to Detroit is to fly which takes 2 h 44 min and costs $140 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Green Bay Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Green Bay to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 293.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

What companies run services between Green Bay, WI, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Green Bay to Detroit every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Green Bay to Detroit via Chicago, Il in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Green Bay to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Appleton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Green Bay to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Appleton to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Green Bay to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Appleton to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Milwaukee Intermodal Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 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
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 Green Bay, Wi to Appleton, Wi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Green Bay, Wi to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Lamers Bus Lines
Phone
+1 800-236-1240
Website
golamers.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Metro to Appleton, WI
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI - Transit to Milwaukee, WI - Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
golamers.com
Book at
webstore.golamers.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Green Bay, WI to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Coach USA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80

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Detroit is 1 h ahead of Green Bay. It is currently 5:43 PM in Green Bay and 6:43 PM in Detroit.

Yes, the driving distance between Green Bay to Detroit is 489 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to drive from Green Bay to Detroit.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Green Bay Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your Green Bay to Detroit bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Green Bay to Green Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $24 - $30.

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