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There are 8 ways to get from Manhattan to Detroit by plane, shuttle, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Manhattan to Detroit  •  6h 18m

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

$261 - $1,136

Cheapest option

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 / ...

$150 - $305

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Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Detroit  •  6h 49m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Detroit (DTW) MCI - DTW

$186 - $474

Fly Manhattan to Toledo, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Toledo (TOL) MHK - TOL
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$356 - $1,506

Fly Manhattan to Lansing, bus  •  8h 43m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Lansing (LAN) MHK - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi

$376 - $1,671

Fly Manhattan to Flint, bus  •  10h 52m

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

$324 - $1,356

Shuttle, bus, train  •  17h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station

$180 - $406

Drive  •  14h 57m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Detroit 914.5 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 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to fly which costs $260 - $1,200 and takes 6h 18m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Detroit is 744 miles. The road distance is 914.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Detroit without a car is to shuttle and bus and train which takes 17h 44m and costs $180 - $410.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m 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 18m and costs $260 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $310 and takes 21h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Detroit Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 53m and has one stopover.

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Detroit is 1h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 9:38 AM in Manhattan and 10:38 AM in Detroit.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Detroit is 914 miles. It takes approximately 14h 57m to drive from Manhattan to Detroit.

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 743.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

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

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Detroit every 4 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
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Manhattan to Detroit via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Manhattan to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Manhattan to Toledo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Manhattan to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Manhattan to Lansing via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Manhattan to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Flint via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Manhattan to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Manhattan to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Kansas City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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 Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
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
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46 - $50
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 Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Junction City to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Flint to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com

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