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Pittsburgh-Detroit Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Pittsburgh to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$38.73
Fastest time6h 45m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $38.73 was the low point for bus fares from Pittsburgh to Detroit. Buses from Detroit to Pittsburgh are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $38.73 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 9 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 205 miles (330 kilometers) from Pittsburgh, PA to Detroit, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 45 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?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 Pittsburgh?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00am. To see the times for all buses from Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Detroit; ticket prices start at $76.12.

What bus companies travel from Pittsburgh to Detroit?

There is one bus company that operates from Pittsburgh to Detroit. 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
Greyhound39h 42m$43.48

Where does the bus leave from in Pittsburgh?

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has two bus stations with service to Detroit, Michigan:

  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr

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 Pittsburgh to Detroit

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20SepOct

Monthly average prices

$67$53$40$27$13ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Pittsburgh, PA to Detroit, MI
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

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