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There are 7 ways to get from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn

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Bus via Paulina & Howard Terminal

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Detroit

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Detroit

Drive

  1. Drive from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly to Detroit

  1. Take the subway from Foster to Washington/Wabash
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW)

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Detroit

  1. Take the subway from Foster to Clark/Lake
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW)

Subway to Chicago O'Hare, fly to Toledo, bus

  1. Take the subway from Foster to Clark/Lake
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Toledo (TOL)
  3. Take the bus from Toledo to Dearborn

Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn by walk, subway and bus

The journey time between Northwestern University and University of Michigan–Dearborn is around 9h 28m and covers a distance of around 330 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 30m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 44m. Services are operated by Chicago Transit (CTA), Greyhound USA and DDot. Typically 11 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 57m
Layover time:
1h 30m
Total time:
9h 28m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 44m
Journey distance:
330 miles
Services per week:
11
Cheapest price:
$38
Carbon emissions:
63 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:06
Last service departs at:
18:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn walk, subway and bus schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to bus via Paulina & Howard Terminal which costs $18 - $26 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to subway and fly which costs $160 - $2,700 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Sheridan & Foster and arriving at Dearborn Transit Center via Paulina & Howard Terminal, Michigan & Washington, Chicago and Woodward + Clifford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Evanston and arriving at Dearborn via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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It is 229 miles from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn. It is approximately 288.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn without a car is to train which takes 6h 51m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6h 51m to get from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn, including transfers.

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Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Chicago station.

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Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to train which takes 6h 51m and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus via Paulina & Howard Terminal, which costs $18 - $26 and takes 9h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn.
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  • Distance: 229.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 51m

What companies run services between Northwestern University, IL, USA and University of Michigan–Dearborn, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 36m. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from Chicago to Detroit 5 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Phone
+1 888-968-7282
Website
transitchicago.com
Subway from Foster to Washington/Wabash
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Subway from Foster to Clark/Lake
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
transitchicago.com
Child/Senior/Disabled
$2
Adult
$2 - $5
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
flixbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago to Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Thruway
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12
$9 - $13
Adult
$17 - $25

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Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Detroit station.

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Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dearborn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn is 288 miles. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Northwestern University to University of Michigan–Dearborn.

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