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Journey Information

Cleveland to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.72
Fastest time3h 10m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $34.72 was the low point for bus fares from Cleveland to Detroit. Buses from Detroit to Cleveland are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $34.72 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 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $40.20 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 90 miles (145 kilometers) from Cleveland, OH to Detroit, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 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?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cleveland?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00am. To see the times for all buses from Cleveland to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Cleveland to Detroit 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 Cleveland to Detroit; ticket prices start at $28.04.

What bus companies travel from Cleveland to Detroit?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Cleveland, Ohio to Detroit, Michigan. Of these two services, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound35h 54m$46.82
Miller Transportation111h 5m$40.86

Where does the bus leave from in Cleveland?

Cleveland, Ohio has two bus stations with service to Detroit, Michigan:

  • Bus Terminal - 1465 Chester Ave
  • Buy TktsBarons Bus Corp

Where does the bus arrive in Detroit?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Detroit, Michigan:

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

Price trends for buses from Cleveland to Detroit

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20OctOct

Monthly average prices

$67$53$40$27$13NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Cleveland, OH to Detroit, MI
4.6
Based on 10 ratings and reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
1.0
Value
3.0
Condition
2.0
Marc
1.0
June 25, 2019Business
Pros
The bus driver was rude
Cons
Tell the bus driver how to talk to people

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