Travel from Arlington to Ann Arbor

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$61 | 13h 47min Flight$270 | 5h 39min Bus65 lb of CO2
  1. Bus$62
    13h 54min · 77 lb of CO2
  2. Train$156
    18h 22min · 201 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$273
    5h 43min · 514 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$57
    7h 19min · 83 lb of CO2

Arlington to Ann Arbor Buses

bus tickets from Washington to Ann Arbor

$62 · 13h 54min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $62
Travel Duration
13h 54min

bus tickets from Springfield to Ann Arbor

$62 · 13h 50min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $62
Travel Duration
13h 50min

bus tickets from Silver Spring to Ann Arbor

$61 · 13h 47min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $61
Travel Duration
13h 47min

bus tickets from Washington to Ypsilanti

$84 · 11h 38min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $84
Travel Duration
11h 38min

Arlington to Ann Arbor Trains

train tickets from Washington to Ann Arbor

$159 · 18h 22min
AmtrakAmtrak WAS train to ARB
Train Tickets
About $159
Travel Duration
18h 22min
Washington - WAS
Amtrak from WAS to CHIAmtrak · 13h 43minCapitol Limited
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to ARBAmtrak · 4h 39minWolverine
Ann Arbor - ARB

train tickets from Alexandria to Ann Arbor

$159 · 18h 22min
AmtrakAmtrak ALX train to ARB
Train Tickets
About $159
Travel Duration
18h 22min
Alexandria - ALX
Amtrak from ALX to CHIAmtrak · 13h 43minCardinal
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to ARBAmtrak · 4h 39minWolverine
Ann Arbor - ARB

train tickets from Rockville to Ann Arbor

$157 · 18h 6min
AmtrakAmtrak RKV train to ARB
Train Tickets
About $157
Travel Duration
18h 6min
Rockville - RKV
Amtrak from RKV to CHIAmtrak · 13h 27minCapitol Limited
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to ARBAmtrak · 4h 39minWolverine
Ann Arbor - ARB

train tickets from Manassas to Ann Arbor

$156 · 17h 56min
AmtrakAmtrak MSS train to ARB
Train Tickets
About $156
Travel Duration
17h 56min
Manassas - MSS
Amtrak from MSS to CHIAmtrak · 13h 17minCardinal
Chicago - CHI
Amtrak from CHI to ARBAmtrak · 4h 39minWolverine
Ann Arbor - ARB

Arlington to Ann Arbor Flights

bus tickets from DCA to DTW

$273 · 5h 43min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $273
Travel Duration
5h 43min

bus tickets from IAD to DTW

$270 · 5h 39min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $270
Travel Duration
5h 39min

bus tickets from BWI to DTW

$274 · 5h 44min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $274
Travel Duration
5h 44min

Drive from Arlington to Ann Arbor

Driving from Arlington to Ann Arbor

$57 · 7h 19min

It's 420 miles between Arlington to Ann Arbor. On a typical day, it might take between 7h 19min and 7h 41min from Arlington to Ann Arbor under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 8h 3min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Ann Arbor by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $56.

Our recommendation to Ann Arbor

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Ann Arbor?

On your trip from Arlington to Ann Arbor, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Arlington to Ann Arbor MI - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Ann Arbor. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Ann Arbor is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Ann Arbor buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Arlington is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Arlington VA and Ann Arbor during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Arlington to Ann Arbor? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Ann Arbor traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Ann Arbor is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Arlington to Ann Arbor?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Ann Arbor is by bus. The bus costs $61 roughly and will take 13 hours 47 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Arlington to Ann Arbor?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Arlington area and Ann Arbor, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 18 hours 22 minutes. We recommend catching the train at WAS Washington Union Station, which is about 6 miles from Arlington. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Arlington to Ann Arbor by car?

The total distance between Arlington and Ann Arbor is 420 miles and will take you about 7 hours 19 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $57.

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