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Detroit travel tips

1) Feel free to use People Mover in Detroit

Take advantage of public transport in Detroit. Unlike many American cities, you can travel between downtown and the airport for just $2 and get around the city by the People Mover train for only $0.75, after all.

2) Catch Eero Saarinen's arts in the Cranbrook Art Museum in Detroit

Situated on 39221 Woodward Avenue in Detroit, the Cranbrook Art Museum is a must for art-aware people. See various contemporary art exhibitions and a collection including works by Eliel and Eero Saarinen and Charles Eames.

3) Try hand-made bakery in Sister Pie bakery in Detroit

If you see a big queue on 8066 Kercheval Avenue in Detroit, be sure you found Sister Pie bakery and waiting is worthwhile. A famous baker Lisa Ludwinski and her army of female bakers are glad to treat you with salted maple, marshmallow butterscotch and other baked goods. They usually use seasonal farm products.

Travelers usually depart from Washington Dulles International, Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington DC - Parking Convention Center DC when they travel from Washington, D.C. to Detroit. Book your trip to arrive at Detroit Metropolitan, Detroit, MI Train station, Detroit, or Detroit-Southwest. The distance between Washington, D.C. and Detroit is 657 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Washington, D.C. and Detroit have 231 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Washington, D.C. to Detroit

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Washington, D.C. to Detroit?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Washington, D.C. and Detroit takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Detroit?
The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Detroit is 657 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Washington, D.C. and Detroit?
Several carriers operate flights between Washington, D.C. and Detroit. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin, Phoenix, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale, London, Salt Lake City, Chicago, San Diego, New Orleans, Houston, San Salvador, Paris, Dallas, Barcelona, Tampa.
What are the most popular routes to and from Detroit?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Detroit and Denver, Phoenix, Orlando, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Atlanta, San Diego, London, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Oakland, Tampa, Mexico City, Paris, Fort Myers, Salt Lake City.
Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Washington Dulles International. But there are other airports nearby, including Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Washington Dulles International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Trenton–Mercer, Richmond International, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Charlottesville–Albemarle, New Castle Airport, Lancaster.
What airports are near Detroit?
The main airport in Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan. It is also served by Cleveland Hopkins International, Gerald R. Ford International, Bishop International, Fort Wayne International, Akron–Canton, Windsor International, Toledo Express, London International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, MBS International.
What buses and trains depart from Washington, D.C.?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Washington, D.C., including Peter Pan Bus, Amtrak train.
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