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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Miami to Detroit. Traveling by bus from Miami to Detroit usually takes around 33 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 31 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance1156 mi (1861 km)
Shortest duration31h 35m
Cheapest price$157.00
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
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How much is a bus ticket from Miami to Detroit?

The average price for a bus ticket to Detroit is $192.92, Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus is one of the most eco-concious way to travel on this route. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

$225$150$75JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Miami to Detroit is expected to range from $184 to $214. If you are looking to travel to Detroit within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $193. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $184 and can be found on July 12, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $145 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Miami to Detroit in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $199 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 13 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $58.08 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Miami to Detroit?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Miami to Detroit that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound41d 9h 30m$198.27
Tornado Bus12d 7h 38m$317.23
  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 4 bus trips from Miami to Detroit every day, with the average journey taking around 33 hours and 30 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Detroit usually start from $157.

  • Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus

    Tornado Bus is a regional bus company that primarily serves the southern United States and Mexico. Founded in 1993, Tornado Bus Company is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For Tornado travel from Miami to Detroit, Tornado operates 1 scheduled trips per day with prices starting from $317.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Miami to Detroit during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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.

How long is the bus ride from Miami to Detroit?

The bus takes an average of 33 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 1156 miles from Miami to Detroit. However, the fastest bus only takes 31 hours and 35 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Detroit at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Miami?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Miami to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Detroit each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Miami to Detroit every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Miami to Detroit; ticket prices start at $181.00.

City Information

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

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 Miami?

Miami, FL - Miami Intermodal Ctr (3801 NW 21 St) - MIAMEG3-0

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Main departure station: Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St

The Miami Intermodal Center is the largest ground transportation hub in Miami. It serves as the city’s main Greyhound bus station, as well as a key stop for the metro area’s commuter rail service (Tri-Rail) and Miami’s transit lines (Metrorail and Metrobus). Located right next to the Miami International Airport, the station offers easy airport transfers via the MIA Mover rail service which makes it very convenient for travelers flying in and out of Miami to use ground transportation to get around town. In addition, the Miami Intermodal Center boasts a multi-level rental car facility where you can rent a vehicle from various companies.

All bus stations in Miami:

  • Miami Intermodal Ctr - 3801 NW 21 St

  • Central Shopping Plz

Where does the bus 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.

All bus stations in Detroit:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

  • 1938 Campbell St

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