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 30 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 36 min

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

$114 - $409

Subway to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 56 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

$117 - $660

Train to White Plains, fly  •  6 h 16 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 Newburgh, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon
  2. Fly from Newburgh (SWF) to Detroit (DTW) SWF - DTW

$117 - $1,134

Bus Wanda Coach  •  13 h 15 min

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

$87

Train  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$104 - $349

Train, bus  •  16 h 40 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 1096 / ...

$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 30 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Grand Central Terminal and arriving at Windsor via Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 12 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 13 h 15 min and costs $87.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 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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Manhattan to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Grand Central Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $110 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $87 and takes 13 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $100 - $350 and takes 16 h 12 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 46 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 30 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
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
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 Newburgh to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Flights from Newburgh to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $3,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$18 - $22
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $95
Economy
$120 - $160
Economy Plus
$160 - $230
Business
$170 - $240
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $430
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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Every 2 hours
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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