Map of flight path and driving directions from Buffalo to Detroit.
Shortest flight path between Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).
How far is Detroit from Buffalo?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Buffalo and Detroit. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 241.008 miles
- 387.866 kilometers
- 209.431 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 240.408 miles
- 386.900 kilometers
- 208.909 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Buffalo and Detroit.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (133 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Buffalo (BUF) → Detroit (DTW).