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There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Michigan by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Detroit  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Detroit (DTW) SEA - DTW

$169 - $453

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Fly to Flint  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Flint (FNT) SEA - FNT

$243 - $843

Fly to Lansing  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Lansing (LAN) SEA - LAN

$235 - $1,005

Fly to Grand Rapids  •  8h 52m

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Grand Rapids (GRR) SEA - GRR

$173 - $703

Train  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit Amtrak Station Wolverine

$323 - $938

Bus  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR
  2. Take the bus from Portland, Or to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, CO to Indianapolis, IN
  4. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Detroit, MI

$304 - $643

Drive  •  37h 6m

  1. Drive from Seattle to Detroit 2395.7 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Michigan is to fly which costs $160 - $460 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Seattle to Michigan is to fly which costs $160 - $460 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Michigan. However, there are services departing from Seattle, WA and arriving at Detroit, MI via Portland, Or, Denver, CO and Indianapolis, IN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16h.

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The distance between Seattle and Michigan is 1833 miles. The road distance is 2395.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Michigan without a car is to train which takes 2 days 3h and costs $320 - $950.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Seattle to Michigan, including transfers.

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Seattle to Michigan bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Seattle, WA station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Michigan is to fly which takes 6h 34m and costs $160 - $460. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $320 - $950 and takes 2 days 3h, you could also bus, which costs $300 - $650 and takes 2 days 16h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 12m.

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Seattle to Michigan bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Detroit, MI station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Michigan.
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  • Distance: 1832.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 34m

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Michigan, USA?

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

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Portland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Spokane, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Salt Lake City, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Flint via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Detroit via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Seattle to Grand Rapids via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45h 15m
Frequency
Twice 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 to Detroit Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
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
Boltbus
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 Portland, Or to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
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Michigan is 3h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 9:25 PM in Seattle and 12:25 AM in Michigan.

Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Michigan is 2396 miles. It takes approximately 37h 6m to drive from Seattle to Michigan.

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Spirit Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Seattle Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Michigan. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 31m and costs $2 - $4.

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