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from Detroit, MI to Chicago

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Travel Information between Detroit, MI and Chicago

distanceDistance237 miles (383 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £54 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 237 miles (383 km) to Chicago from Detroit, MI. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Detroit, MI to Chicago.

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FAQs

How do you get from Detroit, MI to Chicago?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Chicago from Detroit, MI. You can take a coach, flight or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Detroit, MI to Chicago. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A coach is £37 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Detroit, MI to Chicago costing on average £54.

A coach is generally £15 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £32 from Detroit, MI to Chicago.

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

The fastest way from Detroit, MI to Chicago is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

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

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

In comparison, getting to Chicago by train can take on average 5 h 6 min.

How many miles are between Detroit, MI and Chicago

The distance between Detroit, MI and Chicago is around 237 miles (383 km).

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

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

  • 3 trains per day.

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

When going from Detroit, MI to Chicago, where do I depart from Detroit, MI and where do I arrive in Chicago?

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

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Detroit, MI to Chicago?

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

    • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Chicago. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Detroit, MI to Chicago tickets on Omio for £17.
    • American Airlines can get you to Chicago by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with American Airlines from Detroit, MI to Chicago for £54 on Omio.
    • Amtrak can get you to Chicago by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Detroit, MI to Chicago for £32 on Omio.

    Can I travel directly to Chicago from Detroit, MI?

    Yes, there are direct routes from Detroit, MI to Chicago with the following travel companies:

    • You can check for a direct coach to Chicago with Greyhound with direct coaches per day.
    • You'll find direct flight services to Chicago with skywest airlines or Mesa Airlines with around direct flights every day.
    • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Chicago with Amtrak.

    As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Chicago tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

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

    Many of our customers travelling from Detroit, MI to Chicago don't make Chicago their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are New York City, London or Paris, either of which you could add to your Detroit, MI and Chicago trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Chicago to any of these top destinations today!

    How early should I book Detroit, MI to Chicago tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • The price of a coach ticket is on average £17 one way for this route.
    • The price of a plane ticket is £54 one way on average for this journey.
    • The price of a train ticket is £32 one way on average for this journey.

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

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