The driving time from Detroit, Michigan to Washington, District of Columbia is:

7 hours, 55 minutes

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Driving time from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC

How long is the drive from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC? The total driving time is 7 hours, 55 minutes.

Your trip begins in Detroit, Michigan. It ends in Washington, District of Columbia.

If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC.

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Detroit, Michigan

City: Detroit
State: Michigan
Country: United States
Category: cities

Washington, District of Columbia

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
Category: cities

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