There are 12 ways to get from Michigan to Texas by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly Detroit to Dallas  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Dallas (DAL) DTW - DAL

$133 - $336

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Fly Detroit to Houston  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Houston (IAH) DTW - IAH

$128 - $404

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Fly Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) DTW - DFW

$137 - $320

Fly Detroit to Austin  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Austin (AUS) DTW - AUS

$188 - $574

Fly Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) GRR - DFW

$158 - $559

Fly Grand Rapids to Houston  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Grand Rapids (GRR) to Houston (IAH) GRR - IAH

$250 - $1,130

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Dallas  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Dallas (DAL) MDW - DAL

$177 - $461

Train, night bus  •  31 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx

$186 - $532

Bus, train, night bus  •  31 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago - Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx

$164 - $469

Bus  •  31 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx

$149 - $370

Train  •  37 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak

$232 - $652

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Detroit to Houston 1393.1 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Michigan to Texas is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 23 h.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Texas is to fly which costs $130 - $320 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Michigan to Texas. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Houston, Tx via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 30 min.

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The distance between Michigan and Texas is 1153 miles. The road distance is 1393.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Texas without a car is to train and night bus which takes 31 h 15 min and costs $180 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Michigan to Texas, including transfers.

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Michigan to Texas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Michigan to Texas is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $130 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $370 and takes 31 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $230 - $650 and takes 37 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Dallas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Michigan to Texas bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Houston, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Michigan to Texas.
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  • Distance: 1153.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

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

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Livonia to Dallas hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Houston via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Dallas, Tx in around 31 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago Midway to Dallas
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Dallas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Dallas via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Houston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Houston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Houston via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Houston
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Houston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Grand Rapids Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
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
Train from Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Houston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80

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Texas is 1 h behind Michigan. It is currently 8:52 AM in Michigan and 7:52 AM in Texas.

Yes, the driving distance between Michigan to Texas is 1393 miles. It takes approximately 23 h to drive from Michigan to Texas.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Detroit Airport to Dallas Airport.

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Book your Michigan to Texas bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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