There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Detroit by plane, train, 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 from Newark  •  4 h 19 min

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

$97 - $394

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Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Detroit, Mi 4427

$60 - $160

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Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW

$107 - $413

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  5 h 16 min

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

$149 - $700

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Detroit (DTW) PHL - DTW

$123 - $462

Train, bus  •  16 h 47 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 / ...

$142 - $356

Train  •  16 h 53 min

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

$130 - $389

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Detroit 608.5 miles

$55 - $90

Questions & Answers

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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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Windsor via New York and Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 53 min.

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The distance between Newark and Detroit is 475 miles. The road distance is 608.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Newark to Detroit, including transfers.

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Newark to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 16 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 52 min.

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Newark to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 474.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Newark to Detroit 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 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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 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 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 Richmond
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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
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 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 54 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Philadelphia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Detroit via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
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 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$45 - $75
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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 - $230
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $95
Economy
$120 - $160
Economy Plus
$160 - $230
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
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

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Newark to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Windsor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Detroit is 609 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to drive from Newark to Detroit.

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

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Book your Newark to Detroit bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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