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There are 7 ways to get from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago Bus Station to Detroit Bus Station

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Ann Arbor
  2. Take the train from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Dearborn

Drive

  1. Drive from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn

Fly from Chicago Midway

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Detroit (DTW)

Fly from Chicago O'Hare

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Detroit (DTW)

Bus to Milwaukee, fly

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
  2. Fly from Milwaukee (MKE) to Detroit (DTW)

University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn by walk and bus

The journey time between University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Michigan–Dearborn is around 7h 31m and covers a distance of around 315 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. Services are operated by Greyhound USA and DDot. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

26 Weekly Services
7h 31m Average Duration
$38 Cheapest Price
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University of Illinois at Chicago → University of Michigan–Dearborn
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in University of Michigan–Dearborn is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to fly which costs $65 - $490 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Illinois at Chicago station to University of Michigan–Dearborn. However, there are services departing from Chicago Bus Station and arriving at Fairlane Town Center via Michigan & Third. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chicago Union Station station and arriving at Dearborn. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 47m.

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The distance between University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Michigan–Dearborn is 230 miles. The road distance is 275.2 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn without a car is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs $40 - $60.

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The train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn takes 4h 47m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago Bus Station.

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University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn is to train which takes 5h 27m and costs $40 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h 31m, you could also fly, which costs $65 - $490 and takes 4h 8m.

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Map of how to get from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn.
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  • Distance: 229.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA and University of Michigan–Dearborn, MI, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 47m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago Bus Station to Detroit Bus Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Milwaukee to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Ann Arbor Amtrak Station to Dearborn
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Chicago to Ann Arbor
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$24 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$19 - $26
Bus from Chicago to Milwaukee Mitchell Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $50
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$15 - $50
Adult Advance Purchase
$9 - $13
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 Chicago Bus Station to Detroit Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit Bus Station.

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University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Dearborn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from University of Illinois at Chicago to University of Michigan–Dearborn.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Chicago Midway Airport to Detroit Airport.

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