There are 6 ways to get from Buffalo to Detroit by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Buffalo  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW

$140 - $488

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI 5515 / ...

$36 - $101

4 alternative options

Bus to Erie, fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
  2. Fly from Erie (ERI) to Detroit (DTW) ERI - DTW

$187 - $927

Train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$66 - $204

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi 4431 / ...

$46 - $111

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Detroit 257.2 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Detroit is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Detroit is to fly which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $140 - $490.

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The distance between Buffalo and Detroit is 347 km. The road distance is 411 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Buffalo to Detroit, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta flies from Buffalo to Detroit 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Detroit via Niagara Falls, On, Niagara Falls, and Aldershot in around 6 h 42 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Erie to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $35
Economy
$27 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $100
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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