There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Michigan by plane, subway, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to Detroit  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Detroit (DTW) DCA - DTW

$109 - $373

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi 4411 / ...

$60 - $160

7 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Lansing  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lansing (LAN) DCA - LAN

$100 - $245

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Detroit  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Detroit (DTW) IAD - DTW

$115 - $380

Train to Baltimore, fly to Detroit  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Detroit (DTW) BWI - DTW

$132 - $460

Fly Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Grand Rapids (GRR) DCA - GRR

$135 - $755

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Grand Rapids, line 6 bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Grand Rapids (GRR) IAD - GRR
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa And Fulton

$141 - $762

Train, bus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1096 / ...

$94 - $249

Drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Detroit 524.7 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Michigan is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Michigan is to fly which takes 3 h 33 min and costs $100 - $380.

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The distance between Washington and Michigan is 827 km. The road distance is 840 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Washington to Michigan, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Detroit, Mi. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Michigan, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Livonia every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Detroit hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 16 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Grand Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Rapid Transport
Website
ridetherapid.org
Bus from Kentwood Station - Woodland to Ottawa And Fulton
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridetherapid.org
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.

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 Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160

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