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Cheapest priceUS$10.00
Fastest time5h 0m
Trips per day14
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap Detroit to Chicago bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Detroit to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Detroit to Chicago were US$22.45. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average US$12.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Detroit to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Detroit to Chicago by bus is at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1:00 p.m. on Monday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Detroit to Chicago has the most daily schedules

On average there are 14 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Detroit to Chicago, with an average of 10 trips per day and 200 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Detroit to Chicago. Of the 14 trips there are 7 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from Detroit to Chicago starts at US$31.00.

2 carriers offer Detroit to Chicago bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Detroit to Chicago from US$19.00. There are 10 Greyhound schedules from Detroit to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay US$26.15 for a Greyhound ticket to Chicago. In Detroit, Greyhound departs to Chicago from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Detroit to Chicago takes 6 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$27.25 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 38m
Avg. Price
US$26.15

Megabus

Book Megabus from Detroit to Chicago from US$1.00. There are 4 Megabus schedules from Detroit to Chicago and you can expect on average to pay US$27.11 for a Megabus ticket to Chicago. In Detroit, Megabus departs to Chicago from W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave and 1 other station. In Chicago, Megabus arrives at W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Detroit to Chicago takes 5 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay US$31.63 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 38m
Avg. Price
US$27.11

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Detroit. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St, Rosa Parks Transit Ctr - 360 Michigan Ave, W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave.
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • Rosa Parks Transit Ctr - 360 Michigan Ave
  • W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Detroit.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St