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Journey Information

Detroit to Pittsburgh bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$42.18
Fastest time7h 35m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Detroit to Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $42.18 was the low point for bus fares from Detroit to Pittsburgh. Buses from Pittsburgh to Detroit are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $42.18 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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $41.47 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 1 minute to cover the 205 miles (330 kilometers) from Detroit, MI to Pittsburgh, PA. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Pittsburgh. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Detroit?

The first bus leaves at 2:00pm and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Detroit to Pittsburgh, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Detroit to Pittsburgh. One bus is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting bus at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Detroit to Pittsburgh; ticket prices start at $75.13.

What bus companies travel from Detroit to Pittsburgh?

There is one bus company that operates from Detroit to Pittsburgh. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound28h 1m$60.96

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 Pittsburgh?

All buses from Detroit arrive at one main station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

Price trends for buses from Detroit to Pittsburgh

Average prices by travel date

$79$53$26SepSep

Monthly average prices

$66$53$40$26$13ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$99$79$59$40$203020100

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