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There are 6 ways to get from Oakville to Detroit by train, car, plane, tram or bus

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Train  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from Oakville to Windsor VIA Rail

$55 - $120

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Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Oakville to Detroit 209.6 miles

$27 - $40

Train to Toronto, fly to Windsor  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the train from Oakville GO to Union Station
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Windsor (YQG) YYZ - YQG

$96 - $436

Train, line 509 tram to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Windsor  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Oakville GO to Exhibition GO
  2. Take the line 509 tram from Fleet St At Strachan Ave to Queens Quay West At Lower Spadina Ave East Side
  3. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Windsor (YQG) YTZ - YQG

$92 - $318

Train to Toronto, fly to Detroit  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Oakville GO to Union Station
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Detroit (DTW) YYZ - DTW

$152 - $532

Train to Toronto, fly to Sarnia, bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Oakville GO to Union Station
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Sarnia (YZR) YYZ - YZR
  3. Take the bus from Port Huron Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak

$150 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Oakville to Detroit is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Oakville to Detroit is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oakville and arriving at Windsor. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Oakville and Detroit is 301 km. The road distance is 335.3 km.

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The best way to get from Oakville to Detroit without a car is to train which takes 3h 50m and costs $75 - $150.

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The train from Oakville to Windsor takes 3h 50m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Oakville to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Oakville station.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Windsor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oakville to Detroit is 335 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Oakville to Detroit.

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  • Distance: 188 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

What companies run services between Oakville, ON, Canada and Detroit, MI, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Oakville to Detroit 4 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Sarnia
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Oakville to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$90 - $130
Train from Oakville to Toronto
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$12 - $35
Economy
$30 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Oakville GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
Train from Oakville GO to Exhibition GO
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
Toronto Transit
Phone
+1 416-393-4636
Website
ttc.ca
Tram from Fleet St At Strachan Ave to Queens Quay West At Lower Spadina Ave East Side
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Toronto Transit
Bus 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
Bus from Port Huron Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Windsor Airport.

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