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  •  3 h 59 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 35 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq 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  •  4 h 58 min

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

$140 - $432

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Detroit  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center 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 4 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

$136 - $682

Train, bus  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1096 / ...

$161 - $446

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 3 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Detroit, Mi. Services depart every two hours, 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 3 h 59 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 3 h 59 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 50 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: 3 h 59 min

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

Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Elizabeth to Livonia hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Detroit every 2 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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 Trenton Transit Center 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Bus from Newark, Nj to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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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