Detroit to Beaver Creek Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $57
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 15min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 42 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, flight, bus and by car
Distance 255 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, Porter Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United, Multiple Airlines
Train
$62 · 5h 27min · 64 lb of CO2
DET to GLN
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Flight
$88 · 1h 15min · 591 lb of CO2
YQG to ORD
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Detroit to Beaver Creek Flights

There are 2 airports — YQG, DTW — that make sense to fly out of from Detroit and 2 airports — ORD, MDW — to access Beaver Creek. The best deals are usually found by flying out of DTW.

Air Canada, jetBlue, Alaska Airlines, United, Porter Airlines, Southwest Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Detroit to Beaver Creek.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from Detroit Metro Wayne Co (DTW) to Chicago Ohare Intl (ORD). Southwest Airlines flies from Detroit Metro Wayne Co (DTW) to Chicago Ohare Intl (ORD) and is the quickest flight to get you from Detroit to Beaver Creek.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Beaver Creek from Detroit, a flight is the quickest method.

Bus
$58 · 7h 49min · 44 lb of CO2
Detroit to Elgin
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Drive
$34 · 4h 35min · 52 lb of CO2
Detroit to Beaver Creek

Drive from Detroit to Beaver Creek

It's 256 miles between Detroit to Beaver Creek. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 35min and 4h 49min from Detroit to Beaver Creek under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 5h 2min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Beaver Creek 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 $34.

What is the best way to travel from Detroit to Beaver Creek?

The are 13 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Detroit to Beaver Creek. The fastest way out of Dearborn towards Elgin is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Beaver Creek area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $56. Southwest Airlines operates from Detroit to Beaver Creek, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Detroit to Beaver Creek?

On your trip from Detroit to Beaver Creek, 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.

Is the train or the bus better from Detroit to Beaver Creek Illinois?

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

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Detroit to Beaver Creek is by bus. The bus costs $57 roughly and will take 7 hours 34 minutes.

Does Amtrak go from Detroit to Beaver Creek?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Detroit area and Beaver Creek, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 5 hours 49 minutes. We recommend catching the train at DET Detroit Amtrak, which is about 3 miles from Detroit. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at CHI Chicago.

How long does it take from Detroit to Beaver Creek by car?

The total distance between Detroit and Beaver Creek is 256 miles and will take you about 4 hours 35 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $34.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Detroit to Beaver Creek
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
Air Canada Air Canada from Detroit to Beaver Creek
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Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Detroit to Beaver Creek
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jetBlue jetBlue from Detroit to Beaver Creek
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Porter Airlines Porter Airlines from Detroit to Beaver Creek
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Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines from Detroit to Beaver Creek
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United United from Detroit to Beaver Creek
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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