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from Chicago to Detroit, MI

You can get from Chicago to Detroit, MI by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Chicago to Detroit, MI on 28 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:50Union Station5h37 00:27Detroit Amtrak, MI
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£351One-way
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17:50Union Station5h37 00:27Detroit Amtrak, MI
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£351One-way
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16:00Union Station7h27 00:27Detroit Amtrak, MI
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£351One-way
14:15Union Station5h42 20:57Detroit Amtrak, MI
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£601One-way
06:45Union Station5h57 13:42Detroit Amtrak, MI
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28 May
£35Amtrak
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29 May
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30 May
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31 May
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Travel Information to Detroit, MI from Chicago

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £121
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £121 • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 237 miles (383 km) from Chicago to Detroit, MI. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 21 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Chicago to Detroit, MI.

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FAQs

How do you get from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

There are 3 ways to travel from Chicago to Detroit, MI including taking a coach, flight or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Chicago to Detroit, MI, which costs on average £15.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Detroit, MI:

A coach is generally £106 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £121 from Chicago to Detroit, MI.

A coach is generally £19 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £33 from Chicago to Detroit, MI.

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

The fastest way from Chicago to Detroit, MI is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 21 min.

Other travel options between Chicago and Detroit, MI can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 55 min.

How many miles are between Chicago and Detroit, MI

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

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

  • 2 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Chicago to Detroit, MI?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chicago to Detroit, MI, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can take you to Detroit, MI by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Chicago to Detroit, MI for £15.
    • Skywest airlines can get you to Detroit, MI by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with skywest airlines from Chicago to Detroit, MI for £121 on Omio.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Detroit, MI by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Chicago to Detroit, MI tickets on Omio for £33.

    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Chicago to Detroit, MI ends?

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Chicago to Detroit, MI often extend their holiday 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 early should I book Chicago to Detroit, MI tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip to Detroit, MI from Chicago, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets are costing on average £15 one way.
    • Plane tickets cost on average £121 one way.
    • Train tickets cost on average £33 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets to Detroit, MI from Chicago online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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