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from Chicago to Detroit, MI

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Travel Information to Detroit, MI from Chicago

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€24) • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€86) • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Travel 237 miles (383 km) by bus, flight or train to Detroit, MI from Chicago. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Chicago to Detroit, MI.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

There are 3 travel options from Chicago to Detroit, MI: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Chicago and Detroit, MI?

The cheapest way to travel between Chicago and Detroit, MI is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Detroit, MI:

A bus is $74 (€62) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Chicago to Detroit, MI costing on average $102 (€86).

A bus is generally $16 (€13) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $44 (€37) from Chicago to Detroit, MI.

What is the fastest way from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

The fastest way to get to Detroit, MI from Chicago is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 24 min.

Other travel options to Detroit, MI can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 24 min.

What is the distance from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

The distance from Chicago to Detroit, MI is approximately 237 miles (383 km).

How many services a day are there between Chicago and Detroit, MI?

The average frequency per day from Chicago to Detroit, MI is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Detroit, MI from Chicago as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Chicago to Detroit, MI:

    Who can get me from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Chicago to Detroit, MI:

    • You can go to Detroit, MI from Chicago by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€24) with Flixbus from Chicago to Detroit, MI on Omio.
    • You can go to Detroit, MI from Chicago by plane with skywest airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $102 (€86) with skywest airlines from Chicago to Detroit, MI on Omio.
    • You can go to Detroit, MI from Chicago by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $44 (€37) with Amtrak from Chicago to Detroit, MI on Omio.

    Where should I go next after I travel between Chicago and Detroit, MI?

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Chicago to Detroit, MI often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Chicago and Detroit, MI itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Detroit, MI and any of these top destinations today!

    How far in advance should I book my Chicago to Detroit, MI one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Chicago to Detroit, MI, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $29 (€24) one way on average.
    • A plane ticket costs $102 (€86) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket for this route costs on average $44 (€37) one way.

    But we recommend booking Chicago to Detroit, MI tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.