Search bus, train, flight tickets from Detroit to Chicago

There are 2 bus companies operating 4 routes, 1 train company operating 3 routes - Wolverine, Empire Builder, City Of New Orleans, 7 airlines operating 4 routes. The cheapest bus costs $22 and is 6h 0min. The cheapest train costs $60 and is 5h 17min. The cheapest flight costs $88 and is 1h 21min.

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Detroit airports, bus, and train stations

DET Detroit Amtrak
2.9 miles from Detroit
YQG Windsor
airport · 6 miles from Detroit
DER Dearborn Amtrak
7.9 miles from Detroit
DTW Detroit Metro Wayne Co
airport · 17.7 miles from Detroit

Chicago airports, bus, and train stations

CHI Chicago Union Station
2.1 miles from Chicago
MDW Chicago Midway Intl
airport · 6.9 miles from Chicago
ORD Chicago Ohare Intl
airport · 15.8 miles from Chicago
GLN Glenview Amtrak
17.5 miles from Chicago
HMW Homewood Amtrak
19.9 miles from Chicago

Bus
$22
Detroit to Chicago
Train
$62
DET to CHI
5h 27minFind tickets
Flight
$152
YQG to MDW
5h 30min
Flight
$172
YQG to ORD
6h 35min
Train
$60
DER to CHI
5h 17minFind tickets
Bus
$37
Lincoln Park to Chicago
16h 55minFind tickets
Train
$64
DET to GLN
5h 49minFind tickets
Bus
$23
Southfield to Chicago
13h 55minFind tickets
Flight
$138
DTW to MDW
1h 15min
Bus
$44
Detroit to Hammond
8h 11minFind tickets
Train
$65
DET to HMW
5h 57minFind tickets
Flight
$88
DTW to ORD
1h 21min
Drive
$25
Detroit to Chicago
5h 57min

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 Detroit to Chicago is the cheapest and fastest. The bus operated by Greyhound running from Detroit to Chicago 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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