Directions from Seattle to Detroit

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Recommended option

Fly to Detroit  •  7 h 6 min

  1. SEA - DTW

$155 - $436

7 alternative options

Fly to Toledo, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. SEA - TOL

$260 - $926

Fly to Windsor  •  10 h 46 min

  1. SEA - YQG

$189 - $760

Fly to Lansing, bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. SEA - LAN

$250 - $1,041

Train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Empire Builder
  2. Wolverine

$322 - $936

Bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. 948
  2. 702 / ...

$348 - $637

Bus, train  •  3 days 19 h

$343 - $1,276

Drive  •  37 h 6 min

  1. 2395.7 miles

$230 - $340

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, Spirit Airlines and four other airlines fly from Seattle to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago Union Station Amtrak in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Portland
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Portland, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Toledo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Toledo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Windsor via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Windsor via Vancouver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from Seattle to Windsor via Calgary, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Portland
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Seattle to Windsor via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Windsor via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Windsor via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 28 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Train from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Missoula, Mt
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
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
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Missoula, MT to Billings, MT
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Billings, MT to Minneapolis, MN
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $230
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Seattle and Detroit is 3111 km. The road distance is 3833 km.

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Detroit is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 7 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Seattle to Detroit is to fly which takes 7 h 6 min and costs $150 - $440.

No, there is no direct train from Seattle to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Detroit Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Missoula, MT, Billings, MT, Hennepin Ave & 10th St N, Minneapolis, Mn and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 4 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Seattle to Detroit, including transfers.