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Cheap train tickets from Detroit to New York


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How much are train tickets from Detroit to New York?

Lowest Price$136.18
Fastest Train18h 20m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Detroit to New York?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Detroit to New York is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Detroit to New York was $160.59. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $63.61 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Detroit to New York?

The distance between Detroit and New York is approximately 480.83 miles, or 773.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 24 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Detroit to New York?

On Sunday trains from Detroit to New York are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Detroit to New York?

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to New York. One train carrier operates regular service on the Detroit to New York route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Detroit to New York, usually offering 5.5 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Detroit to New York, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Detroit to New York, which start at $87.04.

One train company connects Detroit to New York


Amtrak train tickets from Detroit to New York start from $136.18, and on average cost $164.76. Daily there are 5.5 Amtrak schedules to New York. Amtrak in Detroit leaves from 11 W Baltimore Ave, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Detroit to New York train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 18 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6.5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $172.83 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Detroit on their way to New York:
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
There is one train station where trains from Detroit arrive in New York:
  • Penn Station

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