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There are 4 ways to get from Raleigh to Detroit by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Detroit (DTW) RDU - DTW

$164 - $385

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Train, bus  •  21h 21m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to High Point Amtrak Station Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Detroit, Mi 1096

$93 - $226

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Washington Union Station  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$145 - $392

Drive  •  11h 53m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Detroit 687.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Detroit is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Detroit is to fly which costs $160 - $390 and takes 4h 34m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Detroit is 514 miles. The road distance is 687.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Detroit without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 21m and costs $90 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Raleigh to Detroit, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 48m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Detroit is 688 miles. It takes approximately 11h 53m to drive from Raleigh to Detroit.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 26m and costs $2 - $3.

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  • Distance: 514 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Raleigh to Detroit hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to High Point Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
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 Winston Salem, Nc to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
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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