There are 7 ways to get from Omaha to Detroit by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Detroit  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Detroit (DTW) OMA - DTW

$144 - $754

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Bus, Megabus  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Downtown Detroit

$88 - $137

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Fly to Toledo, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Toledo (TOL) OMA - TOL
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$238 - $974

Fly to Lansing, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Lansing (LAN) OMA - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi

$228 - $1,138

Bus  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Chicago, IL 1205 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi 5508 / ...

$92 - $180

Train  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Wolverine

$126 - $334

Drive  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to Detroit 736.7 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Omaha to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Omaha, NE and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Harrison & Jefferson and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Omaha to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Omaha Amtrak and arriving at Detroit Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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The distance between Omaha and Detroit is 672 miles. The road distance is 736.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Omaha to Detroit, including transfers.

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Omaha to Detroit bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Omaha, NE station.

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Omaha to Detroit train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Omaha Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 29 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 15 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 56 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Omaha to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 671.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Omaha to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to Detroit via Chicago, IL, Harrison & Jefferson, Harrison & Morgan, and Chicago, Il in around 15 h 29 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Lansing via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Lansing via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Toledo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Toledo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Toledo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to Detroit via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
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 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
Bus from Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Detroit is 1 h ahead of Omaha. It is currently 7:52 AM in Omaha and 8:52 AM in Detroit.

Omaha to Detroit train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Detroit Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to Detroit is 737 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 7 min to drive from Omaha to Detroit.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Omaha Airport to Detroit Airport.

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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 Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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