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Pine City-Detroit Lakes Bus Schedule

Journey Information

Pine City to Detroit Lakes bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$88.31
Fastest time7h 40m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Pine City to Detroit Lakes 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 Pine City to Detroit Lakes?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $105.01 was the low point for bus fares from Pine City to Detroit Lakes. Buses from Detroit Lakes to Pine City are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $105.01 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 153 miles (247 kilometers) from Pine City, MN to Detroit Lakes, MN. 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 Detroit Lakes. 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Pine City?

There is usually only one bus per day from Pine City to Detroit Lakes. It leaves the station in Pine City at 8:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from Pine City to Detroit Lakes. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

What bus companies travel from Pine City to Detroit Lakes?

There is one bus company that operates from Pine City to Detroit Lakes. Jefferson Lines is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Jefferson Lines17h 40m$106.34

Where does the bus leave from in Pine City?

Most buses depart from the main station in Pine City, Minnesota:

  • 1450 8th St NW

Where does the bus arrive in Detroit Lakes?

All buses from Pine City arrive at one main station in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota:

  • 116 Pioneer St

Price trends for buses from Pine City to Detroit Lakes

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