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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Ann Arbor by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Newark, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Detroit (DTW) EWR - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

$110 - $458

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Bus via Warren  •  13h 18m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Detroit Amtrak to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station "Greyhound"

$61 - $108

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Fly from New York JFK, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Detroit (DTW) JFK - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

$145 - $398

Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

$104 - $287

Bus to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, fly, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Franklin & Varick to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
  2. Fly from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) to Detroit (DTW) ABE - DTW
  3. Take the train from Dearborn to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

$245 - $395

Train to White Plains, fly, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Detroit (DTW) HPN - DTW
  3. Take the train from Dearborn to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

Train to Philadelphia, fly, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTW) PHL - DTW
  3. Take the train from Dearborn to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

$139 - $315

Bus  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Detroit "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Ann Arbor "Greyhound" / ...

$83 - $118

Train, bus  •  17h 24m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Toledo
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Detroit
  3. Take the train from Detroit to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

$121 - $172

Drive  •  10h 13m

  1. Drive from New York to Ann Arbor 616 miles

$60 - $90

New York to Ann Arbor by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Ann Arbor is around 18h 35m and covers a distance of around 691 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 18h 35m. Operated by Wanda Coach, Southeast Michigan SMART, Detroit Department of Transportation and others, the New York to Ann Arbor bus service departs from New York, NY - 3 Allen St and arrives in Ann Arbor Amtrak Station. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
18h 35m
Fastest bus time:
18h 35m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$61
Carbon emissions:
138 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
22:00
Last bus departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Ann Arbor bus schedules

New York → Ann Arbor
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10h 13m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Ann Arbor is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost $110 - $460 and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Ann Arbor station. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 3 Allen St and arriving at Ann Arbor Amtrak Station via John R + Madison Place, State Fairgrounds - 4 and Detroit Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 18m.

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The distance between New York and Ann Arbor is 518 miles. The road distance is 616 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Ann Arbor without a car is to bus via Warren which takes 13h 18m and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from New York to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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New York to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from New York, NY - 3 Allen St station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 53m.

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New York to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Amtrak Thruway, arrive at Ann Arbor Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Ann Arbor is 616 miles. It takes approximately 10h 13m to drive from New York to Ann Arbor.

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  • Distance: 518.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from New York to Ann Arbor via Madison Heights, John R + Madison Place, State Fairgrounds - 4, Woodward & Baltimore, and Detroit Amtrak in around 13h 18m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $400
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from White Plains to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$291
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$291
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 Dearborn to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Toledo
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Detroit to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Franklin & Varick to Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
GoTo Bus
Amtrak Thruway

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
Bus from Detroit Amtrak to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
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
Bus from Detroit Amtrak to Ann Arbor
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from New York to Detroit
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
Bus from Detroit to Ann Arbor
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45
Hoosier Ride
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 Toledo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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