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There are 7 ways to get from Montreal to Detroit by plane, night bus, train, bus or car

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Fly Montreal to Windsor  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Windsor (YQG) YUL - YQG

$118 - $308

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON 5515 / ...

$60 - $113

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Fly Montreal to Detroit  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Detroit (DTW) YUL - DTW

$174 - $554

Night bus to Burlington, fly to Detroit  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlington Arpt, Vt
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Detroit (DTW) BTV - DTW

$188 - $838

Train  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Windsor VIA Rail

$138 - $261

Bus via Detroit, Mi  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Toronto, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi 5515 / ...

$63 - $118

Drive  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Detroit 561.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Detroit is to bus which costs $75 - $150 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Detroit is to fly which costs $150 - $410 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Windsor, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Montréal and arriving at Windsor via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 12 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Detroit is 835 km. The road distance is 898.8 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Detroit without a car is to train which takes 10 h 12 min and costs $180 - $350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Montreal to Detroit, including transfers.

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Montreal to Detroit bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Montreal station.

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Montreal to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Montréal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $150 - $410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $350 and takes 10 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs $75 - $150 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 522 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Detroit, MI, USA?

Air Canada and Porter Airlines fly from Montreal to Detroit every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Detroit via Toronto in around 10 h 12 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Windsor via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Burlington to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Burlington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Burlington to Detroit via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Windsor via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Burlington to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Burlington to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Burlington to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Burlington to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Montreal to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
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 Montreal, Pq to Burlington Arpt, Vt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Toronto, On to Windsor, On
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Toronto, On to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Windsor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 49 min.

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Montreal to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Windsor, ON station.

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Montreal to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Windsor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Detroit is 899 km. It takes approximately 10 h 6 min to drive from Montreal to Detroit.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Windsor Airport.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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