How to get from Detroit, MI to Chicago

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from Detroit, MI to Chicago

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

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train

To get from Detroit, MI to Chicago on 14 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:11Detroit Amtrak, MI5h46 22:57Union Station
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£501One-way
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18:11Detroit Amtrak, MI5h46 22:57Union Station
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£501One-way
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06:26Detroit Amtrak, MI5h23 10:49Union Station
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£631One-way
09:35Detroit Amtrak, MI5h44 14:19Union Station
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£881One-way

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Travel Information from Detroit, MI to Chicago

distanceDistance237 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£35 - £107
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £35 • 5 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £107 • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak

Travel 237 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Chicago from Detroit, MI. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, skywest airlines or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Detroit, MI to Chicago.

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There are 4 ways to get from Detroit, MI to Chicago: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Detroit, MI to Chicago. Tickets for a train cost on average £35.

This is compared to other travel options to Chicago:

A train is generally £8 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £43 from Detroit, MI to Chicago.

A train journey is usually £72 less than a journey to Chicago by plane, which costs on average £107 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Detroit, MI to Chicago is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 19 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 23 min.

The distance between Detroit, MI and Chicago is around 237 miles.

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

  • 1 coach per day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel by coach to Chicago from Detroit, MI with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Detroit, MI to Chicago tickets for £43 on Omio.
    • You can take a flight from Detroit, MI to Chicago with skywest airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for £107 with skywest airlines from Detroit, MI to Chicago.
    • You can go to Chicago from Detroit, MI by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for £35 with Amtrak from Detroit, MI to Chicago on Omio.
    Your journey from Detroit, MI to Chicago doesn't have to end in Chicago. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like New York City, London or Paris. If you’d like to add New York City, London or Paris to your Detroit, MI to Chicago trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Chicago today!

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

    • The price of a coach ticket is £43 one way on average for this route.
    • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £107 one way on average.
    • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £35 one way on average.

    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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