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

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Fly New York La Guardia to Detroit  •  4h 30m

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

$91 - $390

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  15h 13m

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

$63 - $163

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Fly Newark to Detroit  •  4h 19m

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

$128 - $427

Fly New York JFK to Detroit  •  4h 42m

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

$135 - $681

Fly New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids  •  5h 31m

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

$105 - $340

Fly Newark to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Grand Rapids (GRR) EWR - GRR
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa and Fulton

Train to White Plains, fly to Detroit  •  6h

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

$148 - $591

Bus Wanda Coach  •  11h 26m

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

$84

Train, bus  •  16h 25m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...

$114 - $312

Drive  •  10h 15m

  1. Drive from New York to Detroit 618.5 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Michigan is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Michigan is to fly which costs $120 - $430 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Michigan. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 3 Allen St and arriving at Washington & Fort Sw via Oakland Mall and State Fair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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The distance between New York and Michigan is 585 miles. The road distance is 618.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Michigan without a car is to bus which takes 11h 26m and costs $84.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from New York to Michigan, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Michigan is to fly which takes 4h 30m and costs $90 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $84 and takes 11h 26m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 1m.

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New York to Michigan bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Madison Heights station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Michigan.
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  • Distance: 585.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

American Airlines, Delta and five other airlines fly from New York to Livonia hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York to Detroit 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 9h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Rochester
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from White Plains to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Newark to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
59m
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
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
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
Bus operators
The Rapid
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa and Fulton
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
connect.ridetherapid.org
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
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
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Michigan is 618 miles. It takes approximately 10h 15m to drive from New York to Michigan.

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Spirit Airlines, Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Detroit Airport.

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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 York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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