Distance from Detroit, MI to Dallas, TX


1,169 mi


21 hours 43 mins

Gas Cost

$84 - $162

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There are 999.25 miles from Detroit to Dallas in southwest direction and 1,169 miles (1,881.32 kilometers) by car, following the I-30 and US-67 and US-70 route.

Detroit and Dallas are 21 hours 43 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Detroit, MI to Dallas, TX. The halfway point is Cairo, IL.

Please note the time difference between Detroit, MI and Dallas, TX is 1 hour. The current time in Detroit is 9:37 am and the current time in Dallas is 8:37 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 54.13 gallons of gas to cover the route between Detroit, MI and Dallas, TX.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Detroit to Dallas is $135.32.

During the route, an average car will release 1,060.51 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Halfway Point Between Detroit, MI and Dallas, TX

If you want to meet halfway between Detroit, MI and Dallas, TX or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 37.02597 and -89.211238, or 37º 1' 33.492" N, 89º 12' 40.4568" W. This location is 584.60 miles away from Detroit, MI and Dallas, TX and it would take approximately 10 hours 51 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Cairo, IL, situated 583.96 miles from Detroit, MI and 592.44 miles from Dallas, TX. It would take 11 hours 8 mins to go from Detroit to Cairo and 10 hours 46 mins to go from Dallas to Cairo.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Little Rock, AR, Garland, TX and Mesquite, TX.

Best Hotels In or Near Dallas, TX

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Detroit, MI

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From $14


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Weather in Detroit and Dallas


Light rain today and tomorrow, with temperatures falling to 45°F on Saturday.

Oct 23
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Rain Wind Wind Wind Partly cloudy day
67° 60° 58° 47° 49° 43° 63° 41° 55° 40°
92% Rain probability 95% Rain probability 67% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 12% Rain probability
13 162 degrees 19 213 degrees 16 243 degrees 13 213 degrees 11 256 degrees


No precipitation throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 84°F on Thursday.

Oct 23
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Oct 27
Clear day Wind Clear day Wind Wind
84° 52° 67° 54° 70° 44° 84° 49° 65° 51°
6% Rain probability 9% Rain probability 13% Rain probability 8% Rain probability 5% Rain probability
4 283 degrees 13 335 degrees 6 311 degrees 8 193 degrees 16 8 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Detroit, MI and Dallas, TX in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 999.25 mi 1,608.13 km 868.32 nautical mi
Driving distance 1,169 mi 1.61 km 0.87 nautical mi

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