Travel from DET to TPL

Train
$218
1d 2h 8min
290 lb of CO2
Bus
$208
1d 6h 2min
166 lb of CO2
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Flight
$386
7h 35min
681 lb of CO2

DET to TPL Flights

There are 1 airports — DTW — that make sense to fly out of from DET and 1 airports — GRK — to access TPL. The best deals are usually found by flying out of DTW.

Out of the 4 total modes of travel to TPL from DET, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$149
18h 45min
213 lb of CO2

Drive from DET to TPL

It's 1106 miles between DET to TPL. On a typical day, it might take between 18h 45min and 19h 42min from DET to TPL under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 20h 38min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to TPL 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 $149.

What is the best way to travel from DET to TPL?

Because TPL is so far away from DET, we recommend simply booking a flight. Other options to TPL do exist, but going by plane will save you valuable time. Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from DET to TPL?

For these medium length trips, it's important to book your tickets as soon as possible. While there are train, bus, flight or by car transportation options available, the sooner to book the better. While prices for buses or trains might not fluctuate as much as flights, their availability certainly will. It's recommended to book these flights at least 2 weeks away, but even more if you are able.

DET to TPL TX - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from DET to TPL. 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 TPL is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the DET/TPL buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from DET 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 DET MI and TPL 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 DET to TPL? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of TPL 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 TPL 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 DET to TPL?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from DET to TPL is by bus. The bus costs $207 roughly and will take 1 day 5 hours 49 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from DET to TPL?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between DET area and TPL, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 2 hours 33 minutes. We recommend catching the train at DET Detroit Amtrak, which is about 0 miles from DET. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from DET to TPL by car?

The total distance between DET and TPL is 1106 miles and will take you about 18 hours 45 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $149.

DET to TPL Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $207
Fastest Way Flight — 7h 35min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 165 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, bus, flight and by car
Distance 1,106 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak

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