The distance between Portland ME to Detroit is 652.56 miles or 1049.92 km. A train trip from Portland ME to Detroit typically takes 25 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 23 hours and 15 minutes to get from Portland to Detroit.
Going from Portland to Detroit by train takes over 25 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Thursday trains from Portland 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Detroit. One train carrier operates regular service on the Portland to Detroit route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Portland to Detroit, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Portland 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 Bus tickets from Portland ME to Detroit, which start at $90.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Portland to Detroit start from $128.00, and on average cost $156.86. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Detroit. Amtrak in Portland leaves from 100 Thompsons Pt Rd, And in Detroit trains arrive at 11 W Baltimore Ave,
From Portland to Detroit train travel on Amtrak takes 25 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 23 hours and 15 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Detroit on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $232.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Portland.