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There are 5 ways to get from Hartford to Detroit by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Detroit (DTW) BDL - DTW

$99 - $226

Cheapest option

Bus via Madison Heights  •  15h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights Nyc

$64 - $114

3 alternative options

Bus  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi 4427

$82 - $122

Train, bus  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$110 - $188

Drive  •  11h 27m

  1. Drive from Hartford to Detroit 654 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Detroit is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Detroit is to fly which costs $95 - $230 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford station to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Hartford, CT and arriving at Detroit, Mi via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 35m.

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The distance between Hartford and Detroit is 536 miles. The road distance is 654 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Detroit without a car is to bus via Madison Heights which takes 15h 22m and costs $60 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Hartford to Detroit, including transfers.

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Hartford to Detroit bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Hartford, CT.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Detroit is to fly which takes 4h 28m and costs $95 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus via Madison Heights, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 15h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Hartford Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 48m.

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

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 535.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Hartford to Detroit every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartford to Detroit via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, 42 St - Bryant Pk, East Broadway, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, Madison Heights, John R @ Madison Place, State Fair Transit Center, and Woodward & Woodlawn Cemetery in around 15h 22m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Hartford to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Business Seat
$150 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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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 New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $150
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Detroit is 654 miles. It takes approximately 11h 27m to drive from Hartford to Detroit.

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American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Hartford Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 26m and costs $1 - $4.

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