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

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Fly Newark to Detroit  •  3h 41m

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

$136 - $476

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Bus via Madison Heights  •  11h 32m

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

$49 - $84

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Fly New York JFK to Detroit  •  3h 50m

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

$146 - $416

Fly New York La Guardia to Detroit  •  3h 59m

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

$115 - $325

Train to Newark, fly to Grand Rapids, line 5 bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Grand Rapids (GRR) EWR - GRR
  3. Take the line 5 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Wealthy at Division WB

$90 - $265

Fly New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Grand Rapids (GRR) LGA - GRR

$149 - $424

Train to White Plains, fly to Detroit  •  5h 50m

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

Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Detroit "Greyhound"

$70 - $100

Train, bus  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Toledo Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to Detroit "Greyhound"

$92 - $129

Drive  •  10h 14m

  1. Drive from New York to Detroit 618.3 miles

$60 - $90

New York to Michigan by buses

The bus journey time between New York and Michigan is around 15h and covers a distance of around 682 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 15h. Operated by Greyhound USA, the New York to Michigan bus service departs from New York and arrives in Detroit. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
15h
Fastest bus time:
15h
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$70
Carbon emissions:
136 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
16:15
Last bus departs at:
16:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Michigan bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Michigan is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Michigan is to fly which costs $130 - $480 and takes 3h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Detroit. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between New York and Michigan is 585 miles. The road distance is 618.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Michigan without a car is to bus via Madison Heights which takes 11h 32m and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from New York to Michigan, including transfers.

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New York to Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York to Michigan is to fly which takes 3h 41m and costs $130 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus via Madison Heights, which costs $45 - $85 and takes 11h 32m.

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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 Michigan bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Michigan.
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  • Distance: 585.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Michigan, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from New York to Livonia hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights 6 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $80 and the journey takes 9h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Rochester
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from White Plains to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
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 Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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
$140 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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
$140 - $460
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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

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 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
Bus operators
The Rapid
Phone
+1 616-456-7514
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Wealthy at Division WB
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
The Rapid
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
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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 to Detroit
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$100 - $160
Bus from Toledo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Michigan is 618 miles. It takes approximately 10h 14m to drive from New York to Michigan.

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

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