There are 9 ways to get from Michigan to Pennsylvania by plane, taxi, 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 to Erie  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Erie (ERI) DTW - ERI

$215 - $1,055

Cheapest option

Bus via Pittsburgh, Pa  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Pittsburgh, Pa 4440
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Philadelphia, PA via State College

$56 - $139

7 alternative options

Taxi, fly to Pittsburgh  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Livonia to Michigan & Middlebelt
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DTW - PIT

$160 - $403

Fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) DTW - AVP

$247 - $1,175

Taxi, fly to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Livonia to Michigan & Middlebelt
  2. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) DTW - ABE

$219 - $1,122

Bus  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Newark, Nj 4414
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa 1683 / ...

$77 - $188

Bus, train via Pittsburgh Amtrak  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Pittsburgh, Pa 4440
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$94 - $250

Bus, train  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak

$188 - $515

Drive  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Philadelphia 590.7 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Pennsylvania is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Pennsylvania is to fly which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $210 - $1,100.

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The distance between Michigan and Pennsylvania is 643 km. The road distance is 945 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Michigan to Pennsylvania, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Pennsylvania. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via Newark, Nj. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Michigan, USA and Pennsylvania, USA?

Delta flies from Livonia to Erie 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Philadelphia via Newark, Nj in around 15 h 57 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Erie
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Newark, Nj to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Other operators
Taxi from Livonia to Michigan & Middlebelt
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Metroride
Phone
+1 248-666-2110
Website
metroride.com
Southfield Cab Express
Phone
+1 248-631-6660
Ace Cars Transportation
Phone
+1 313-412-6333
Website
squareup.com

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