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Kalamazoo - Detroit Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity coaches per day from Kalamazoo to Detroit. Traveling by coach from Kalamazoo to Detroit usually takes around 3 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance130 mi (209 km)
Shortest duration2h 55m
Cheapest price£20.23
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Coach lines2

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Kalamazoo to Detroit

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Debbie

22 July 2019- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Pros: On time, wish the $22.00 cheap fare was daily at 2 departure. Cons: Above.

How much is a coach ticket from Kalamazoo to Detroit?

£22.46 is the average price of a bus ticket from Kalamazoo to Detroit. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

£36£24£12MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Kalamazoo to Detroit is expected to be between £21 and £29. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is 10 June 2024, when tickets are available for 10 June 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just £22.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Kalamazoo to Detroit are at their cheapest average price in May. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around £21. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost £29, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

£40£32£24£16£83020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 23 days in advance to save up to £8.29.

What coach companies travel from Kalamazoo to Detroit?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Kalamazoo to Detroit that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound33h 14m£22.88
Indian Trails15h 30m£33.34
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 3 bus trips from Kalamazoo to Detroit every day, with the average journey taking around 3 hours and 14 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Detroit usually start from £20.

  • Book Indian Trails from Kalamazoo to Detroit from £33. There are 1 Indian Trails schedules from Kalamazoo to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Detroit. In Kalamazoo, Indian Trails departs to Detroit from 459 North Burdick Street and no other station. In Detroit, Indian Trails arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and no other station.

    An average trip on Indian Trails from Kalamazoo to Detroit takes 5 hours and 30 minutes , while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Detroit in 2 hours and 55 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Detroit.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 3 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 130 miles from Kalamazoo to Detroit. However, the fastest coach only takes 2 hours and 55 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Because many passengers travel from Kalamazoo to Detroit at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Kalamazoo to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled coaches that travel from Kalamazoo to Detroit every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kalamazoo to Detroit; ticket prices start at £17.46.

City Information

Kalamazoo

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As an eclectic college town in Michigan, Kalamazoo is a vibrant city full of attractions and fun things to do. When visiting the town, don't miss the famous Kalamazoo Valley Museum, where you'll find history, technology, and science exhibitions. The star of the museum is a 2300-year-old mummy, along with other artifacts from ancient Egypt. Another great destination is the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, which features exhibitions of local up-and-rising artists. With its rolling hills and lush landscape, Kalamazoo Nature Center is an excellent choice for a nature walk or even a ride if you bring your bike on the bus or train.

Once you've worked up an appetite, prepare to enjoy Kalamazoo's dining scene. True to its name, Rustica boasts a homely vibe with its fantastic selection of cured meats and homemade cheese and an impressive selection of European wines. In addition, Principle Food and Drink's comfort food and creative cocktails are delicious options right in downtown.

Kalamazoo is a stop on Amtrak's Blue Water and Wolverine lines and is also connected via bus service to cities including Indianapolis, Chicago, Ann Arbor, and Milwaukee. Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport offers daily flights in and out of the area.

Detroit

Often stigmatized as a dead city, Detroit is making a huge comeback, and it is fast becoming a hidden gem among travelers. Your first stop should be at the Detroit Institute of Art, the city’s foremost cultural destination. Featuring more than 100 galleries with artworks from masters such as Van Gogh or Diego Rivera, the museum offers tourists hours of artistic immersion and enjoyment. For those wishing to learn more about the history of Motown or Black American communities, the city’s Motown Museum and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will be top-tier destinations. Finally, don’t miss out on the chance to catch a performance at the lavish Fox Theater, a national landmark.

As Detroit is the birthplace of Coney dog, it would be a huge miss if you pass up the chance to try out this masterpiece. One of the locals’ favorite Coney dog establishments is Lafayette Coney Island. Detroit’s craft beer scene is also quite lively, and some famous local brands include Batch Brewing Company and Detroit Beer Co.

The principal bus terminal in the city is on Howard St, where travelers can catch buses run by Greyhound, Indian Trails or Barons Bus. You can also catch Amtrak trains at the train station in New Center, north of downtown Detroit. Detroit is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, which is located in nearby Romulus.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Kalamazoo?

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Main departure station: 459 North Burdick Street

The Kalamazoo Transportation Center on North Burdick Street includes several modern facilities surrounding the historic 1887 Romanesque train station. The central train station's Art Deco lobby maintains rich wood furnishings and cathedral ceilings for a vintage atmosphere, while it is still an active station for Amtrak's Blue Water and Wolverine lines. Facilities include restrooms, vending machines, and a snack shop. Outside, arched covered walkways serve as boarding areas for local transit, Greyhound, FlixBus, Miller Transportation, Trailways, and Indian Trails. The transportation center is only a few blocks north of Kalamazoo's Central Business District, and a handful of restaurants and bars are within a short walk.

All coach stations in Kalamazoo:

  • 459 North Burdick Street

Where does the coach arrive in Detroit?

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

Located near hip Corktown, the Detroit Greyhound Bus Station is minutes away from local breweries, diverse restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife. Besides Greyhound, many other bus carriers serve this station, including Indian Trails, Barons Bus Lines, Miller Transportation, and Jefferson Lines. For travelers’ convenience, the station offers massive parking lots, clean restrooms, and lockers to rent. The station is a short walk from several local bus stops, and about a 15 minute walk from the closest light rail station to connect to neighborhoods throughout Detroit.

Coach stations in Detroit:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

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