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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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Bus
Detroit to Chicago
$22
6h 0min
Train
DET to CHI
$62
5h 27min
Flight
YQG to MDW
$152
5h 30min
Flight
YQG to ORD
$172
6h 35min
Train
DER to CHI
$60
5h 17min
Bus
Lincoln Park to Chicago
$37
16h 55min
Train
DET to GLN
$64
5h 49min
Bus
Southfield to Chicago
$23
13h 55min
Flight
DTW to MDW
$138
1h 15min
Bus
Detroit to Hammond
$44
8h 11min
Train
DET to HMW
$65
5h 57min
Flight
DTW to ORD
$88
1h 21min
Drive
Detroit to Chicago
$25
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 by car are possible between the two areas. The bus operated by Greyhound running 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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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