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New York, NY to Detroit, MI by train

The journey from New York, NY to Detroit, MI by train is 481.07 mi and takes 38 hr 53 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:11 AM and the last at 9:15 PM. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Detroit, MI by train for as little as $192.95 or as much as $448.88. The best price for this journey is $192.95.

Lowest Price$192.95
Journey Duration38 hr 53 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$192.95
Highest Price$448.88
First Departure12:11 AM
Last Departure9:15 PM
Distance481.07 mi
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalDetroit, MI
CarriersAmtrak

New York, NY to Detroit, MI Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jun 23, 2024

Take the train from New York, NY, to Detroit, MI

The train from New York, NY, to Detroit, MI, lasts on average 38 hr 53 min. Around 2 trains depart a day from New York to Detroit. The average price is $264.80, and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $192.95.

Amtrak, the national rail service in the United States, operates this route. The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited service is the primary train that runs on this route, providing comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a café car offering a variety of food and drinks.
Seats on Amtrak trains are spacious, with ample legroom and adjustable reclining for added comfort. The trains also have power outlets at each seat, so you can keep your devices charged during the journey.

Baggage allowances on Amtrak trains are generous. Passengers can carry on two bags and two personal items for free. They can also check up to four bags, with the first two checked bags (not exceeding 50lbs/23kg each) being free of charge.

You will start your journey at New York Penn Station, the central intercity train station in New York City. It is well connected to local transit via the NYC Subway (lines 1, 2, 3, A, C, and E) and local bus services. Nearby attractions include Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and Times Square.

Michigan Central Station is located at 11 West Baltimore Avenue, Detroit. The building is built in Beaux Art style and is considered the twin of the famous New York Grand Central Station. The station features ATMs, a ticket office, and baggage storage (for a fee). The station is entirely wheelchair accessible and has day and overnight parking.

Detroit, home of Motown, innovators, cars, techno, Eminem, and the White Stripes, tells the story of the American working class. Located on the Great Lakes, this industrial city is experiencing a rebirth. Be sure to visit the Detroit Institute of Art, wherein one of the 100 galleries, you can experience the works of Diego Rivera and Vincent Van Gogh. Motown Museum and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will immerse you in the rich stories of Afro-American communities, which also gave birth to the music movement Motown.

So, if you plan to travel to Detroit from New York by train, let us help you plan your journey. We can check thousands of rail, bus, and flight routes to help you find the best price. Make sure to book early to get the best deal!

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Detroit, MI.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Detroit, MI, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from New York, NY to Detroit, MI.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $205.51 to $326.40 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 37% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Detroit, MI

The cheapest New York, NY - Detroit, MI train tickets can be found for as low as $61.40 if you’re lucky, or $170.40 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $303.39.

Find the best day to travel to Detroit, MI by train

When travelling to Detroit, MI by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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New York, NY to Detroit, MI CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
54.19kg
Bus
58.07kg
Flight
154.84kg
Car
123.87kg
What are the CO2 emissions from New York, NY to Detroit, MI by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between New York, NY and Detroit, MI are 54.19kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between New York, NY and Detroit, MI? By taking the train between New York, NY and Detroit, MI you will save 100.65kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.88kg compared to a bus and 69.68kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from New York, NY to Detroit, MI?
A train ticket from New York, NY to Detroit, MI is $264.80. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $192.95.
What's the cheapest train ticket from New York, NY to Detroit, MI?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Detroit, MI is $192.95. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between New York, NY and Detroit, MI by train?
New York, NY to Detroit, MI is 481.07 mi.
How long does the train between New York, NY and Detroit, MI take?
New York, NY to Detroit, MI is on average 38 hr 53 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 29 hr 0 min.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to Detroit, MI?
New York, NY to Detroit, MI has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from New York, NY to Detroit, MI leave?
The earliest train from New York, NY to Detroit, MI departs at 12:11 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from New York, NY to Detroit, MI depart?
The latest train from New York, NY to Detroit, MI departs at 9:15 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from New York, NY to Detroit, MI in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $192.95 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Detroit, MI by train?
The fastest journey time by train between New York, NY and Detroit, MI is 29 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct train from New York, NY to Detroit, MI?
Yes, there is a direct train between New York, NY and Detroit, MI.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Detroit, MI by train?
The train journey from New York, NY to Detroit, MI creates 54.19kg of CO2 emissions.

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