There are 8 ways to get from Miami to Detroit by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Detroit  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Detroit (DTW) FLL - DTW

$141 - $851

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Fly Miami to Detroit  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Detroit (DTW) MIA - DTW

$104 - $554

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Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Detroit  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from MetroRail Transfer Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Detroit (DTW) PBI - DTW

$153 - $485

Fly Miami to Windsor  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Windsor (YQG) MIA - YQG

$158 - $658

Bus  •  34 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga 1154
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Detroit, Mi 1192

$142 - $362

Bus via Jacksonville, Fl  •  38 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Melbourne, FL - Waffle House
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi

$172 - $374

Train, bus  •  39 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$244 - $709

Drive  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Miami to Detroit 1362.4 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Miami to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Nw 6 St & 1 Av and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Miami, Fl and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 35 min.

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The distance between Miami and Detroit is 1162 miles. The road distance is 1362.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Miami to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Miami to Detroit, including transfers.

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Miami to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Miami, Fl station.

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The best way to get from Miami to Detroit is to fly which takes 5 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 54 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Miami to Detroit is 1362 miles. It takes approximately 22 h 46 min to drive from Miami to Detroit.

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JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Detroit Airport.

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  • Distance: 1162.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Miami, FL, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Miami to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Miami to Detroit via Airport Station, Miami, Fl, and Atlanta, Ga in around 34 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Flights from Miami to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Miami to Windsor via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Miami to Windsor via Atlanta, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Miami to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Miami to Windsor via Cancun
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Sunwing Airlines
Website
sunwing.ca
Flights from Miami to Windsor via Cancun
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Miami Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $450
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Miami, FL - Holiday Inn to Fort Lauderdale Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
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Bus from Miami, FL Holiday Inn Hotel to Melbourne, FL - Waffle House
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
Book at
gotobus.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 Miami, Fl to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Melbourne, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$200 - $270
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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