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

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Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$59 - $115

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Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, ON to London, ON 5517 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London, ON to Windsor, ON 5515 / ...

$30 - $74

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Detroit 193.8 miles

$25 - $40

Bus to Toronto, fly to Windsor  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Windsor (YQG) YYZ - YQG

$93 - $365

Bus to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Windsor  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Windsor (YQG) YTZ - YQG

$92 - $308

Bus to Toronto, fly to Detroit  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Detroit (DTW) YYZ - DTW

$149 - $461

Thru-Bus to Buffalo, fly to Detroit  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW

$146 - $505

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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Detroit is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Detroit is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Hamilton, ON and arriving at Windsor, ON via London, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Hamilton and Detroit is 280 km. The road distance is 310.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Detroit without a car is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $75 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Hamilton to Detroit, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Hamilton, ON station.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Detroit is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $75 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $100 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Windsor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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Hamilton to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Windsor, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 175 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Hamilton, ON, Canada and Detroit, MI, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Hamilton to Detroit 4 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Detroit via London, ON in around 6 h 18 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Hamilton, ON to London, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $20
Online Fare
$15 - $30
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$27 - $40
Bus from London, ON to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
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 London, On to Windsor, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Detroit is 310 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Hamilton to Detroit.

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Windsor Airport.

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