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

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Fly Manhattan to Detroit  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Detroit (DTW) MHK - DTW

$141 - $586

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Drive, train  •  17h 10m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station

$106 - $153

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Fly Manhattan to Flint, bus  •  10h 32m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Flint (FNT) MHK - FNT
  2. Take the bus from Flint, MI to Detroit, MI

$157 - $478

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Detroit  •  7h 16m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Detroit (DTW) MCI - DTW

$116 - $391

Bus  •  21h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1684 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1192 / ...

$157 - $214

Bus via Terre Haute  •  24h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Terre Haute, In
  2. Take the bus from Terre Haute, IN to Indianapolis, IN
  3. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Detroit, MI

$178 - $274

Drive  •  14h 48m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Detroit 886.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 6h 1m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Detroit is 744 miles. The road distance is 886.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 21h 31m and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Manhattan to Detroit, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to fly which takes 6h 1m and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $220 and takes 21h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Detroit Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 31m and has one stopover.

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Detroit is 1h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 12:53 AM in Manhattan and 1:53 AM in Detroit.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Detroit is 886 miles. It takes approximately 14h 48m to drive from Manhattan to Detroit.

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What companies run services between Manhattan, KS, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Detroit every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Detroit via Junction City and Dayton Trotwood, Oh in around 21h 31m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Manhattan to Flint via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Manhattan to Flint via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 17m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
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 Topeka Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$120 - $170
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint, MI to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Arrival Shuttle
Phone
785.209.3090
Email
support@arrivalshuttle.com
Website
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.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 Junction City to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Junction City to Terre Haute, In
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $130
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Terre Haute, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
hoosierride.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $29 - $35.

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