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Driving Distances From Detroit

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Whether your travel is for vacation or business, it helps to know what to expect in terms of travel time and mileage. Listed below are the Driving Distances from Detroit to various destinations across Michigan and the United States as obtained from Google Maps. The destinations are arranged by travel time from Detroit.

Ann Arbor, Michigan -- 45 Minutes

Detroit to Ann Arbor, Michigan via I-94 W is approximately 45 miles and will take approximately 45 minutes.

Toledo, Ohio -- 1 Hour

Detroit to Toledo, Ohio via I-75 S is approximately 60 miles and should take a little over an hour

Lansing, Michigan -- 1.5 Hours

Detroit to Lansing, Michigan via I-96 W is approximately 95 miles and will take approximately 1 and 1/2 hours.

Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio -- 2.25 Hours

Detroit to Cedar Point, Ohio via I-75 S is approximately 113 miles and should take approximately 2 1/4 hours

Grand Rapids, Michigan -- 2.5 Hours

Detroit to Grand Rapids, Michigan via I-696 W is approximately 160 miles and will take approximately 2 and 1/2 hours.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada -- 4 Hours

Detroit to Toronto, Ontario, Canada via Sarnia is approximately 245 miles and will take approximately 4 hours.

Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada -- 4.25 Hours

Detroit to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada via Sarnia is approximately 250 miles and will take approximately 4 and 1/4 hours.

Mackinaw City, Michigan -- 4.25 Hours

Detroit to Mackinaw City, Michigan via I-75 N is approximately 290 miles and should take approximately 4 and 1/4 hours.

From Mackinaw City you can take a ferry to Mackinac Island, a trip that takes approximately a half hour. Ticket costs vary depending on the package, but in 2009 a round-trip ticket was $21 to $24 an adult, $11 to $12 a child. Transportation of bikes is $8 extra.

Chicago, Illinois -- 4.5 Hours

Detroit to Chicago, Illinois via I-94 is approximately 285 miles and should take approximately 4 and 1/2 hours. Remember that you gain an hour along the way as Chicago is on Central Standard Time, so the city's time is one hour earlier than Detroit's.

Traverse City, Michigan -- 4.5 Hours

Detroit to Traverse City, Michigan via I-75 N is approximately 250 miles and should take approximately 4 and 1/2 hours

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