There are 6 ways to get from Salt Lake City to Detroit by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Detroit  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Detroit (DTW) SLC - DTW

$154 - $554

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Fly to Toledo, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Toledo (TOL) SLC - TOL
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$240 - $284

Fly to Lansing, bus  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Lansing (LAN) SLC - LAN
  2. Take the bus from Lansing, Mi to Detroit, Mi

$180 - $300

Train  •  40 h 24 min

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

$253 - $725

Bus  •  43 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
  2. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Champaign, IL
  3. Take the bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
  4. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Detroit, Mi

$226 - $443

Drive  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Salt Lake City to Detroit 1672 miles

$160 - $240

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No, there is no direct bus from Salt Lake City to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City, Ut and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Denver, CO, Champaign, Il and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salt Lake City to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Salt Lake City Amtrak and arriving at Detroit Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 24 min.

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The distance between Salt Lake City and Detroit is 1497 miles. The road distance is 1672 miles.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Detroit without a car is to train which takes 40 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Salt Lake City to Detroit, including transfers.

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Salt Lake City to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Salt Lake City, Ut station.

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Salt Lake City to Detroit train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Salt Lake City Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Salt Lake City to Detroit is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 40 h 24 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 43 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Salt Lake City Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 19 min.

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Salt Lake City to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Salt Lake City to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 1497.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Salt Lake City, UT, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Salt Lake City to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Salt Lake City to Detroit via Chicago Union Station in around 40 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Detroit via Covington
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Denver, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Denver, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Toledo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $420
Flights from Salt Lake City to Toledo via Phoenix, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $420
Flights from Salt Lake City to Toledo via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $420
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $600
Flights from Salt Lake City to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Salt Lake City to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Flights from Salt Lake City to Lansing via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Salt Lake City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
34 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$360 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$430 - $600
Room
$750 - $1,100
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 Salt Lake City, Ut to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Champaign, Il to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
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 2 h ahead of Salt Lake City. It is currently 5:36 PM in Salt Lake City and 7:36 PM in Detroit.

Salt Lake City to Detroit train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Detroit Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salt Lake City to Detroit is 1672 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 51 min to drive from Salt Lake City to Detroit.

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United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City to Salt Lake City Airport is to line 704 tram which takes 25 min and costs .

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