Distance from La Crosse, WI to DTW Airport


547 mi


8 hours 10 mins

Gas Cost

$34 - $66

There are 412.94 miles from La Crosse to Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) in southeast direction and 547 miles (880.31 kilometers) by car, following the I-94 E route.

La Crosse and DTW Airport are 8 hours 10 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .

This is the fastest route from La Crosse, WI to DTW Airport. The halfway point is Chicago, IL.

Please note the time difference between La Crosse, WI and DTW Airport is 1 hour. The current time in La Crosse is 1:06 pm and the current time in DTW Airport is 2:06 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with a fuel efficiency of MPG will need 21.97 gallons of gas to cover the route between La Crosse, WI and DTW Airport.

The estimated cost of gas to go from La Crosse to DTW Airport is $47.67.

During the route, an average car will release 430.35 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. The carbon footprint would be 0.79 pounds of CO2 per mile.

Best Hotels In or Near DTW Airport

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Halfway Point Between La Crosse, WI and DTW Airport

If you want to meet halfway between La Crosse, WI and DTW Airport or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 41.913654 and -87.667900, or 41º 54' 49.1544" N, 87º 40' 4.44" W. This location is 273.47 miles away from La Crosse, WI and DTW Airport and it would take approximately 4 hours 5 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest and also the major city is Chicago, IL, situated 283.3 miles from La Crosse, WI and 266.7 miles from DTW Airport. It would take 4 hours 25 mins to go from La Crosse to Chicago and 4 hours 2 mins to go from DTW to Chicago.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Ann Arbor, MI,Elgin, IL, and Madison, WI.

Weather in La Crosse and DTW

Compare the weather today and the next four days in La Crosse, WI and DTW Airport:

La Crosse

Snow tomorrow through Wednesday.

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Cloudy Snow Snow Clear day Snow
38° 25° 36° 29° 36° 22° 36° 15° 47° 23°
17% Rain probability 80% Rain probability 45% Rain probability 3% Rain probability 46% Rain probability
6 354 degrees 7 13 degrees 9 328 degrees 7 232 degrees 10 238 degrees


Light rain on Monday and Tuesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Clear day
49° 38° 51° 35° 50° 42° 47° 38° 50° 30°
10% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 68% Rain probability 55% Rain probability 12% Rain probability
8 350 degrees 8 55 degrees 6 342 degrees 4 322 degrees 9 238 degrees

Lowest Price Rental Cars in La Crosse, WI

Planning on renting a car to go from La Crosse, WI to DTW Airport? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near La Crosse, WI:


Small cars

From $14


Intermediate cars

From $18


Full-size cars

From $24



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Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between La Crosse, WI and DTW Airport in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 412.94 mi 664.56 km 358.84 nautical mi
Driving distance 547 mi 880.22 km 475.28 nautical mi

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