travel Detroit Chicago

There are 13 ways via 4 modes from Detroit to Chicago - bus, train, flight or driving option. The cheapest train costs $60. There are 3 train routes - Wolverine, Empire Builder, City Of New Orleans - to Chicago from Detroit.

Bus
Detroit to Chicago

$22
, 6h 0min

Bus
Detroit to Chicago

Greyhound Bus From Detroit  To Chicago
From Detroit
To Chicago
6h 0min

Greyhound
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Bus

Direct
6h 0min

Detroit
Greyhound · 6h 0min
Chicago
Greyhound

Greyhound

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Train
DET to CHI

$62
, 5h 27min

Train
DET to CHI

Amtrak Train From DET  To CHI
From DET
To CHI
$62
5h 27min

Amtrak
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Flight
YQG to MDW

$152
, 5h 30min

Flight
YQG to MDW

Porter Airlines Flight From YQG  To MDW
From YQG
To MDW
5h 30min

Porter Airlines
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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

Air Canada Flight From YQG  To ORD
From YQG
To ORD
6h 35min

Air Canada
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Flight

Direct
6h 35min

YQG
Air Canada · 6h 35min
ORD
Air Canada

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Multiple Airlines Flight From YQG  To ORD
From YQG
To ORD
12h 15min

Multiple Airlines
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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

Amtrak Train From DER  To CHI
From DER
To CHI
$60
5h 17min

Amtrak
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Bus
Lincoln Park to Chicago

$37
, 16h 55min

Bus
Lincoln Park to Chicago

Barons Bus Bus From Lincoln Park  To Chicago
From Lincoln Park
To Chicago
16h 55min

Barons Bus
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Bus

Direct
16h 55min

Lincoln Park
Barons Bus · 16h 55min
Chicago

Train
DET to GLN

$64
, 5h 49min

Train
DET to GLN

Amtrak Train From DET  To GLN
From DET
To GLN
$64
5h 49min

Amtrak
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Train

1 stop
$64

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

Bus
Southfield to Chicago

$23
, 13h 55min

Bus
Southfield to Chicago

Greyhound Bus From Southfield  To Chicago
From Southfield
To Chicago
13h 55min

Greyhound
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Bus

Direct
13h 55min

Southfield
Greyhound · 13h 55min
Chicago
Greyhound

Greyhound

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Flight
DTW to MDW

$138
, 1h 15min

Flight
DTW to MDW

Southwest Airlines Flight From DTW  To MDW
From DTW
To MDW
1h 15min

Southwest Airlines
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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

Amtrak Train From 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

jetBlue Flight From DTW  To ORD
From DTW
To ORD
14h 35min

jetBlue
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Flight

Direct
14h 35min

DTW
jetBlue · 14h 35min
ORD
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Alaska Airlines Flight From DTW  To ORD
From DTW
To ORD
15h 15min

Alaska Airlines
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Flight

Direct
15h 15min

DTW
Alaska Airlines · 15h 15min
ORD
Alaska Airlines

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United Flight From DTW  To ORD
From DTW
To ORD
1h 21min

United
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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


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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 Detroit 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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