Bus
Detroit to Chicago

$22
, 5h 30min

Bus
Detroit to Chicago

From Detroit
To Chicago
5h 30min

Greyhound
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
5h 30min

Detroit
Greyhound · 5h 30min
Chicago

Greyhound

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Greyhound Bustracker
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Train
DET to CHI

$62
, 5h 27min

Train
DET to CHI

From DET
To CHI
$62
5h 27min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight
YQG to MDW

$152
, 5h 30min

Flight
YQG to MDW

From YQG
To MDW
5h 30min

Porter Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
5h 30min

YQG
Porter Airlines · 5h 30min
MDW

Porter Airlines

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Flight
YQG to ORD

$172
, 6h 35min

Flight
YQG to ORD

From YQG
To ORD
6h 35min

Air Canada
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
6h 35min

YQG
Air Canada · 6h 35min
ORD

Air Canada

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From YQG
To ORD
12h 15min

Multiple Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
12h 15min

YQG
Multiple Airlines · 12h 15min
ORD

Multiple Airlines

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Train
DER to CHI

$60
, 5h 17min

Train
DER to CHI

From DER
To CHI
$60
5h 17min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus
Lincoln Park to Chicago

$37
, 16h 55min

Bus
Lincoln Park to Chicago

From Lincoln Park
To Chicago
16h 55min

Barons Bus
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
16h 55min

Lincoln Park
Barons Bus · 16h 55min
Chicago

Train
DET to GLN

$64
, 5h 49min

Train
DET to GLN

From DET
To GLN
$64
5h 49min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

1 stop
$64

5h 49min
DET · Detroit
Wolverine · 5h 27min
CHI · Chicago
Empire Builder · 22min
GLN · Glenview

Bus
Southfield to Chicago

$18
, 12h 35min

Bus
Southfield to Chicago

From Southfield
To Chicago
12h 35min

Greyhound
Schedules, tickets, and information

Bus

Direct
12h 35min

Southfield
Greyhound · 12h 35min
Chicago

Greyhound

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Greyhound Contact Page
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Greyhound Bustracker
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Flight
DTW to MDW

$138
, 1h 15min

Flight
DTW to MDW

From DTW
To MDW
1h 15min

Southwest Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1h 15min

DTW
Southwest Airlines · 1h 15min
MDW

Southwest Airlines

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Bus
Detroit to Hammond

$44
, 8h 11min

Bus tickets from Detroit to Hammond

Train
DET to HMW

$65
, 5h 57min

Train
DET to HMW

From DET
To HMW
$65
5h 57min

Amtrak
Schedules, tickets, and information

Train

1 stop
$65

5h 57min
DET · Detroit
Wolverine · 5h 27min
CHI · Chicago
City Of New Orleans · 30min
HMW · Homewood

Flight
DTW to ORD

$88
, 1h 21min

Flight
DTW to ORD

From DTW
To ORD
14h 35min

jetBlue
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
14h 35min

DTW
jetBlue · 14h 35min
ORD

jetBlue

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From DTW
To ORD
15h 15min

Alaska Airlines
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
15h 15min

DTW
Alaska Airlines · 15h 15min
ORD

Alaska Airlines

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From DTW
To ORD
1h 21min

United
Schedules, tickets, and information

Flight

Direct
1h 21min

DTW
United · 1h 21min
ORD

Drive
Detroit to Chicago

$25
, 5h 57min

Drive
Detroit to Chicago

From Detroit
To Chicago
$25
5h 57min


Schedules, tickets, and information

Drive

Direct
$25

5h 57min
Detroit
5h 57min
Chicago

What is the best way to travel from Detroit to Chicago?

There are 4 ways to travel from Detroit to Chicago. 4 buses, 4 trains, 4 flights and 1 driving option are possible between the two areas. The bus from Southfield to Chicago is the cheapest and fastest. The train operated by Amtrak running from DET to CHI is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Detroit and Chicago?

There are several bus companies - Greyhound, Barons Bus - scheduled to run from Detroit to Chicago. Since there are multiple companies, this should increase your chances of finding a cheaper or discount bus ticket. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Detroit to Chicago. Because the bus is cheapest, we recommend taking the bus.

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Detroit airports, bus, and train stations

DET Detroit Amtrak Detroit
YQG Windsor Windsor
DER Dearborn Amtrak Dearborn
DTW Detroit Metro Wayne Co Detroit

Chicago airports, bus, and train stations

CHI Chicago Union Station Chicago
MDW Chicago Midway Intl Chicago
ORD Chicago Ohare Intl Chicago
GLN Glenview Amtrak Glenview
HMW Homewood Amtrak Homewood

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