There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from New York JFK  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Detroit (DTW) JFK - DTW

$118 - $623

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi 4427

$66 - $170

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW

$89 - $379

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Detroit (DTW) EWR - DTW

$120 - $421

Bus Wanda Coach  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights Nyc

$89 - $94

Train, bus  •  17 h 8 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 / ...

$119 - $326

Train  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$107 - $369

Drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit 641.6 miles

$60 - $95

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Windsor via Jamaica, New York and Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 14 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Detroit is 496 miles. The road distance is 641.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit is to fly which takes 3 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 17 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 1 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Windsor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit is 642 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 36 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 496 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Detroit 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
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
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 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 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
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
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $240
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $430
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.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
Bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $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

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