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There are 8 ways to get from New Jersey to Michigan by plane, train, subway, taxi, 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 Newark to Detroit  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Detroit (DTW) EWR - DTW

$111 - $412

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Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Detroit, Mi 4427

$60 - $160

6 alternative options

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Detroit, taxi  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW
  4. Take a taxi from Michigan & Middlebelt to Livonia

$94 - $393

Fly Newark to Grand Rapids  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Grand Rapids (GRR) EWR - GRR

$140 - $432

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Detroit  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTW) PHL - DTW

$85 - $327

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Detroit  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Detroit (DTW) JFK - DTW

$138 - $684

Train, train to White Plains, fly to Detroit  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Paterson to Hoboken
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  3. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Detroit (DTW) HPN - DTW

$154 - $602

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Detroit 608.5 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Michigan is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Michigan is to fly which costs $110 - $420 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Detroit, Mi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Michigan is 586 miles. The road distance is 608.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Michigan without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from New Jersey to Michigan, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Michigan is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $110 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 59 min.

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New Jersey to Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Michigan.
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  • Distance: 585.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Michigan, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Elizabeth to Livonia hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Detroit once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from White Plains to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,900
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Other operators
Taxi from Michigan & Middlebelt to Livonia
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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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Michigan is 609 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to drive from New Jersey to Michigan.

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Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your New Jersey to Michigan bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Michigan. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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