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There are 8 ways to get from Rhode Island to Detroit by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Providence to Detroit  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Detroit (DTW) PVD - DTW

$84 - $304

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi 4427

$80 - $196

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Train to Boston, fly to Detroit  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Detroit (DTW) BOS - DTW

$110 - $305

Taxi, bus to Hartford, fly to Detroit  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coventry to Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center
  2. Take the bus from Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center to Central Row and O S H
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Detroit (DTW) BDL - DTW

$213 - $365

Fly Providence to Windsor  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Windsor (YQG) PVD - YQG

$128 - $958

Bus Wanda Coach  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Providence to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights Nyc

$98 - $136

Train, bus  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$119 - $494

Drive  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Detroit 705.3 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Rhode Island to Detroit is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rhode Island to Detroit is to fly which costs $80 - $310 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rhode Island to Detroit. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Detroit, Mi via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 40 min.

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The distance between Rhode Island and Detroit is 591 miles. The road distance is 705.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Detroit without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Rhode Island to Detroit, including transfers.

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Rhode Island to Detroit bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $80 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 17 h.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 13 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Rhode Island to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 591.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Rhode Island, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Warwick to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Detroit via New York, NY, 34 St - Herald Sq, East Broadway, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, Madison Heights, Oakland Mall, Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff, and State Fair Transit Center in around 17 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Boston to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Hartford to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hartford to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Providence to Windsor via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to Windsor via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Windsor via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Windsor via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Providence to Windsor via Philadelphia, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Boston to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Hartford to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Providence to Windsor via Chicago Midway, Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Attleboro to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
MBTA
Train from Providence to Back Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
MBTA
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
16 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center to Central Row and O S H
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Providence to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Madison Heights
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Other operators
Taxi from Coventry to Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Action Taxi Response
Phone
+1 401-680-0620
Website
actiontaxiresponse.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rhode Island to Detroit is 705 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 15 min to drive from Rhode Island to Detroit.

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

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There are 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rhode Island to Providence Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $2.

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