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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Sandusky to Detroit?

Lowest price$16.00
Fastest train2h 40m
Trains per day5
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sandusky to Detroit during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Sandusky to Detroit?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Sandusky to Detroit. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 5 Amtrak trains from Sandusky to Detroit every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from averageMinimumPrice.

What is the price of a train ticket from Sandusky to Detroit?

In the last month, $41.60 was the average price of a train ticket from Sandusky, OH to Detroit, MI. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $7.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Sandusky to Detroit?

The distance between Sandusky and Detroit is approximately 63 miles, or 102 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 40 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Sandusky to Detroit are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Sandusky at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Sandusky to Detroit?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Detroit to Sandusky. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Sandusky to Detroit for $42.00.

Which train should you take from Sandusky to Detroit?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Sandusky, Ohio to Detroit, Michigan. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak57h 55m$46.41

Amtrak train tickets from Sandusky to Detroit start from $16, and on average cost $46. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Detroit. Amtrak in Sandusky leaves from 1200 N Depot St, And in Detroit trains arrive at 11 W Baltimore Ave, From Sandusky to Detroit train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 55 minutes. If you are looking to get to Detroit faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 40 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $46 for a one-way train ticket to Detroit.

Price trends for trains from Sandusky to Detroit

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