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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Toronto to Detroit. Traveling by bus from Toronto to Detroit usually takes around 6 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Book-a-Ride bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance206 mi (332 km)
Shortest duration4h 50m
Cheapest price€33.31
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto to Detroit

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Yathart

31 August 2019- Visiting family

Greyhound

No charging ports available. Seats could be a little more comfortable.

How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to Detroit?

€36.93 is the average price of a bus ticket from Toronto to Detroit. Any tickets cheaper than €36.93 can be considered a great deal. 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

€55€37€18DecDec

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Toronto to Detroit is expected to be between €36 and €52. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is 6 December 2023, when tickets are available for 6 December 2023. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just €36.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Toronto to Detroit, mark your calendar for December. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just €40. However, taking the bus from Toronto to Detroit during September is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of €43. The best way to find deals on a trip in September is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

€69€55€41€28€143020100

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 13 days in advance to save up to €11.96.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to Detroit?

There are 3 bus lines from Toronto to Detroit available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, FlixBus US usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways26h 10m€40.34
Book-a-Ride35h 34m€39.52
FlixBus US47h 12m€42.05
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • Book-a-Ride is a Canadian bus company that plays a vital role in the country's public transportation infrastructure. With numerous routes connecting cities across Canada, including daily connections from Ottawa to Toronto, and Ottawa to Kingston. Onboard amenities on Book-a-Ride coaches include air conditioning, restrooms, power outlets, and Wi-Fi connectivity, ensuring a comfortable and connected journey for passengers. With an average of daily trips and extra legroom in seats, Book-a-Ride provides reliable and comfortable transportation for travelers throughout Canada.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 4 trips per day from Toronto to Detroit, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

Frequently Asked Questions

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Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 332 kilometers from Toronto to Detroit. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Toronto to Detroit at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 06:00 and the last bus leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to Detroit every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Toronto to Detroit; ticket prices start at €103.02.

City Information

Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.

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 bus leave from in Toronto?

Main departure station: Union Station Bus Terminal

Buses to Detroit leave from 5 stations in Toronto.

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • 55 Town Centre Court

  • Union Station

  • Toronto (Bay St-Queen's Quay)

  • 300 Borough Dr

Where does the bus arrive in Detroit?

Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St - DETGLI-0

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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.

Bus stations in Detroit:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

  • Trumbull - W Lafayette Blvd

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