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There are 13 ways to get from Michigan to Texas by plane, train, bus, night 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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Fly Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  4h 45m

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

$137 - $320

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Fly Detroit to Houston  •  5h 52m

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

$128 - $404

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Fly Detroit to Dallas  •  5h 6m

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

$133 - $336

Fly Detroit to Austin  •  5h 31m

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

$188 - $574

Fly Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  5h 32m

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

$158 - $559

Fly Detroit to San Antonio  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to San Antonio (SAT) DTW - SAT

$209 - $1,222

Train to Chicago Midway, fly to Dallas  •  8h 56m

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

$177 - $461

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) ORD - DFW

$161 - $416

Bus, train  •  31h 3m

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

Train, night bus  •  31h 18m

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

$186 - $532

Bus  •  33h 34m

  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  •  37h 11m

  1. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station 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 Station

$232 - $652

Drive  •  23h

  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 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Michigan to Texas is to fly which costs $130 - $320 and takes 4h 45m.

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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 33h 34m.

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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 bus and train which takes 31h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 45m 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 4h 45m and costs $130 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $370 and takes 33h 34m, you could also train, which costs $230 - $650 and takes 37h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 3m.

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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: 4h 45m

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

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Livonia to Arlington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Houston via Dayton Trotwood, Oh and Dallas, Tx in around 33h 34m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Detroit to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Dallas
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Dallas via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Chicago Midway to Dallas via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Houston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Little Rock
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dallas/Ft.Worth via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Austin via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Houston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Detroit to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from Detroit to San Antonio via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $2,000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Dallas via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Grand Rapids to Dallas/Ft.Worth via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Houston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Austin
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
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 Chicago Union Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
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 Detroit Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
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 New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
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 Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL - Amtrack Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75
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
Bus from Longview Amtrak Station to Houston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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
Night bus from Longview, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Texas is 1h behind Michigan. It is currently 10:43 AM in Michigan and 9:43 AM in Texas.

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

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Detroit Airport to Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport.

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