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The total driving distance from Washington, DC to Detroit, MI is 523 miles or 842 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Washington, District of Columbia. It ends in Detroit, Michigan.
If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Washington, DC to Detroit, MI so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.
You can also calculate the cost of driving from Washington, DC to Detroit, MI based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.
Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between Washington, DC and Detroit, MI.
Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Washington, DC to Detroit, MI.