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Journey Information

Detroit to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$92.52
Fastest time14h 35m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Detroit to New York

Average prices by travel date

$163$109$54JunJul

Monthly average prices

$136$109$82$54$27ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$136$109$82$54$273020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Detroit to New York
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Detroit to New York 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $92.52 was the low point for bus fares from Detroit to New York. Buses from New York to Detroit are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $92.52 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 22 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $51.70 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 16 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 773 kilometers (481 miles) from Detroit to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 14 hours and 35 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?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Detroit?

The first bus leaves at 6:00pm and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Detroit to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Detroit to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Detroit to New York; ticket prices start at $66.67.

What bus companies travel from Detroit to New York?

There is one bus company that operates from Detroit to New York. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound316h 46m$114.69

Where does the bus leave from in Detroit?

Detroit, Michigan has two bus stations with service to New York, New York:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

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