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Buses from Bloomington to Ann Arbor

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Bloomington to Ann Arbor. Traveling by bus from Bloomington to Ann Arbor usually takes around 10 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Miller Transportation bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance260 mi (418 km)
Shortest duration7h 15m
Cheapest price$64.00
Most frequent serviceMiller Transportation
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How much is a bus ticket from Bloomington to Ann Arbor?

The average price for a bus ticket to Ann Arbor is $82.66, Considering the long distance nature of this route, the pricier average ticket price is still a great deal to get from Bloomington to Ann Arbor. 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

$90$60$30MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Bloomington to Ann Arbor is expected to range from $81 to $87. If you are looking to travel to Ann Arbor within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $81. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $81 and can be found on May 28, 2022.

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20JJASONDJFMAM

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 $84 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bloomington to Ann Arbor in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $89 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Bloomington to Ann Arbor?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bloomington to Ann Arbor. Miller Transportation connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Miller Transportation310h 50m$86.94
  • Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation

    Miller Transportation, through its popular bus service Hoosier Ride, connects a number of cities across six states in the Midwest via intercity bus travel. Miller buses keep you connected throughout your journey with free WiFi and power outlets on board. The carrier is consistently rated well for on-time bus arrivals. The trip from Bloomington to Ann Arbor usually lasts 10 hours and 50 minutes on Miller Transportation, and ticket prices start at $64.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bloomington to Ann Arbor 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 Bloomington to Ann Arbor?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 260 miles from Bloomington to Ann Arbor. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 15 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?

Because many passengers travel from Bloomington to Ann Arbor 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, 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 Bloomington?

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bloomington to Ann Arbor, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Ann Arbor each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Bloomington to Ann Arbor 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.

City Information

Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor is a quirky city filled with interesting secrets for curious travelers. The first thing to do in Ann Arbor is to check out its crown jewel, the University of Michigan. Boasting as many as 30 libraries and more than 16 museums, the university will fulfill every culturally-inclined traveler’s desires with ease. Nature lovers who enjoy a breath of fresh air should consider hopping on the Huron River Water Trail, which offers plenty of opportunities for paddling. Also don’t miss out on a show at the famous Michigan Theater, which offers retro shows and live acts.

Travelers can enjoy an authentic Ann Arbor culinary experience at Kerrytown, a historic quarter in the city. Located there are the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, as well as Zingerman’s Deli, both of which are local favorites.

The Amtrak station at 325 Depot St serves as the city’s main hub for both bus and train travel. From the station you can catch a bus or train to various cities such as Detroit, Cleveland, Chicago, Pittsburgh, and beyond. Ann Arbor is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Ann Arbor Municipal Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bloomington?

Main departure station: Bloomington Transit Ctr

Most buses depart from the main station in Bloomington.

All bus stations in Bloomington:

  • Bloomington Transit Ctr

Where does the bus arrive in Ann Arbor?

325 Depot St - Amtrak Station  - ARBAMT-0

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Main arrival station: 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station

The Ann Arbor Amtrak Station is located in the downtown area of Ann Arbor at 325 Depot St and handles most of the city’s rail transportation. The station is served by the Wolverine line, which runs from Pontiac to Chicago three times each day. Intercity bus service from Barons Bus Lines, Miller Transportation, and Greyhound also stop at the Depot St station. Metered parking is available on-site, and the station building includes public restrooms and a convenient taxi stand. Several restaurants are in the surrounding area, and if you have time to kill before your train, take a short walk to the scenic Broadway Park along Huron River.

All bus stations in Ann Arbor:

  • 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station

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