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Journey Information

Detroit to Kalamazoo bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$25.37
Fastest time2h 50m
Trips per day4
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Detroit to Kalamazoo right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Detroit to Kalamazoo?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $25.37 was the low point for bus fares from Detroit to Kalamazoo. Buses from Kalamazoo to Detroit are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $25.37 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 19 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $17.49 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 5 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 130 miles (209 kilometers) from Detroit, MI to Kalamazoo, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 50 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Detroit to Kalamazoo for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Kalamazoo, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Detroit?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Detroit to Kalamazoo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Detroit to Kalamazoo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Michigan to Michigan without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Detroit to Kalamazoo; ticket prices start at $34.72.

What bus companies travel from Detroit to Kalamazoo?

There are 3 bus lines from Detroit, Michigan to Kalamazoo, Michigan. Greyhound offers the most choice in regards to departure time, with a couple of buses on its daily schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound23h 43m$40.04
Indian Trails18h 30m$37.39
Miller Transportation13h 40m$28.58

Where does the bus leave from in Detroit?

Most buses depart from the main station in Detroit, Michigan:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Kalamazoo?

All buses from Detroit arrive at one main station in Kalamazoo, Michigan:

  • 459 N Burdick St

Price trends for buses from Detroit to Kalamazoo

Average prices by travel date

$40$27$13OctNov

Monthly average prices

$67$53$40$27$13NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$67$53$40$27$133020100

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