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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Detroit by subway, plane, train, bus 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.

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW

$77 - $372

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi 4427

$60 - $160

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Fly from Newark  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Detroit (DTW) EWR - DTW

$114 - $409

Subway to New York JFK, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Detroit (DTW) JFK - DTW

$120 - $660

Train to White Plains, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Detroit (DTW) HPN - DTW

$133 - $572

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTW) PHL - DTW

$127 - $482

Bus Wanda Coach  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights Nyc

$86 - $87

Train  •  17 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$158 - $303

Train, bus  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...

$115 - $320

Drive  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Detroit 626.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to subway and fly which costs $75 - $380 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Detroit, Mi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 5 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Detroit is 484 miles. The road distance is 626.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 54 min and costs $85 - $87.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Manhattan to Detroit, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $110 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $87 and takes 12 h 54 min, you could also train, which costs $150 - $310 and takes 17 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 51 min.

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

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  • Distance: 484 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Manhattan to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from Manhattan to Detroit 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from White Plains to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,900
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$75 - $100
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$180 - $250
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.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 New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Detroit is 626 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to drive from Manhattan to Detroit.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, Air Canada and two other airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your Manhattan to Detroit bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 151+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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