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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$39 - $125

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$31 - $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 14 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

Line 18 bus, train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Windsor  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Aldershot GO Bus
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Toronto
  3. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Windsor (YQG) YTZ - YQG

$109 - $364

Bus to Toronto, fly to Detroit  •  5 h 29 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  •  6 h 31 min

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

$152 - $520

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

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Hamilton to Detroit, including transfers.

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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 5 h 39 min.

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The nearest airport to Detroit is Windsor (YQG) Airport which is 10.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Detroit (DTW) (29 km), Flint (FNT) (91.2 km), Cleveland (CLE) (143.2 km) and London (YXU) (173.3 km).

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 175 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Hamilton to Detroit every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $35 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamilton to Detroit via London, ON and London, On in around 5 h 39 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Toronto
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
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 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
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
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
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Aldershot GO Bus
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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