Cheap train tickets from New York to Detroit


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How much are train tickets from New York to Detroit?

Lowest Price$97.00
Fastest15h 55m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from New York to Detroit?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York 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 New York to Detroit was $127.78. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $65.83 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 New York to Detroit?

The distance between New York and Detroit is approximately 480.83 miles, or 773.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 23 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 55 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 New York to Detroit?

On Saturday trains from New York 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between New York to Detroit

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Detroit. One train carrier operates regular service on the New York to Detroit route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Detroit, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from New York 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 New York to Detroit, which start at $65.00.

One train company connects New York to Detroit


Amtrak train tickets from New York to Detroit start from $97.00, and on average cost $146.37. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Detroit. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Detroit trains arrive at 11 W Baltimore Ave,

From New York to Detroit train travel on Amtrak takes 23 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 15 hours and 55 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $155.41 for a one-way train ticket to Detroit.

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There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Detroit. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in New York are:
  • Penn Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Detroit from New York. These are the busiest arriving stations in Detroit:
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave