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Cheapest price€8.81
Shortest Duration5h 0m
Trips per day16
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap Chicago to Detroit bus tickets?

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Chicago to Detroit is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Chicago to Detroit were €26.01. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average €14.98 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Chicago to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Detroit by bus is at 06:00 on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 16:00 on Thursday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from Chicago to Detroit has the most daily schedules

On average there are 16 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Chicago to Detroit, with an average of 8 trips per day and 163 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers currently travel from Chicago to Detroit. Of the 16 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Chicago to Detroit starts at €27.32.

3 carriers offer Chicago to Detroit bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Chicago to Detroit from €17.62. There are 8 Greyhound schedules from Chicago to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay €28.43 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In Chicago, Greyhound departs to Detroit from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St and no other station. In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and no other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Chicago to Detroit takes 6 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8 trips per day and you could expect to pay €32.01 for a weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 49m
Avg. Price
€28.43

Megabus

Book Megabus from Chicago to Detroit from €0.88. There are 4 Megabus schedules from Chicago to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay €27.49 for a Megabus ticket to Detroit. In Chicago, Megabus departs to Detroit from W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station. In Detroit, Megabus arrives at W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave and 1 other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Chicago to Detroit takes 5 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Detroit in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay €32.39 for a weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 28m
Avg. Price
€27.49

Indian Trails

Book Indian Trails from Chicago to Detroit from €18.51. There are 4 Indian Trails schedules from Chicago to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay €36.43 for a Indian Trails ticket to Detroit. In Chicago, Indian Trails departs to Detroit from Dan Ryan Bus Station and 1 other station. In Detroit, Indian Trails arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and no other station.

An average trip on Indian Trails from Chicago to Detroit takes 7 hours and 41 minutes, while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Detroit in 5 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Indian Trails offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay €36.85 for a weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 41m
Avg. Price
€36.43
Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Chicago. Most bus trips to Detroit will depart from Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St, Dan Ryan Bus Station.
  • Bus Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
Bus trips arrive in Detroit at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are travelling with. Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St, Rosa Parks Transit Ctr - 360 Michigan Ave, W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave are the main bus stations in Detroit for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • Rosa Parks Transit Ctr - 360 Michigan Ave
  • W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave