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Cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Detroit


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How much are train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Detroit?

Lowest Price£54.89
Fastest Train19h 0m
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Detroit?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Buffalo to Detroit 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 Buffalo to Detroit was £54.89. 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 Buffalo, NY to Detroit?

The distance between Buffalo and Detroit is approximately 215.46 miles, or 346.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 19 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 40 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 Buffalo to Detroit?

On Tuesday trains from Buffalo to Detroit 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 Buffalo to Detroit?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Buffalo to Detroit route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Buffalo to Detroit, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Buffalo to Detroit, 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 Coach tickets from Buffalo, NY to Detroit, which start at £27.44.

One train company connects Buffalo to Detroit


Amtrak train tickets from Buffalo to Detroit start from £54.89, and on average cost £55.27. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Detroit. Amtrak in Buffalo leaves from 75 Exchange St, And in Detroit trains arrive at 11 W Baltimore Ave,

From Buffalo to Detroit train travel on Amtrak takes 18 hours and 41 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Detroit on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £54.89 for a one-way weekend reservation from Buffalo.

Avg. Time
18h 41m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Buffalo on their way to Detroit:
  • 75 Exchange St
There is one train station where trains from Buffalo arrive in Detroit:
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave

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