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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Fort Wayne to Akron. Traveling by bus from Fort Wayne to Akron usually takes around 8 hours, but the fastest Barons Bus Lines bus can make the trip in 6 hours,
|Distance||189 mi (303 km)|
|Shortest duration||6h 0m|
|Most frequent service||Miller Transportation|
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What bus companies travel from Fort Wayne to Akron?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Fort Wayne to Akron that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.
Barons Bus Lines
Barons Bus Lines is a ground transportation company that serves various cities across the Midwest. The company follows through on its slogan of "ride like royalty" with a fleet of modern coaches boasting enhanced amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, ADA accessible steps, and spacious bathrooms. With a reputation for skilled drivers, top-notch safety, and stellar customer service, it's no wonder Barons Bus won the 2022 Wanderu Passengers' Choice Award for #1 Business Travelers' Favorite.
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 Fort Wayne to Akron usually lasts 10 hours and 8 minutes on Miller Transportation, and ticket prices start at $55.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Fort Wayne to Akron 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 Fort Wayne to Akron?
The bus takes an average of 8 hours to cover the 189 miles from Fort Wayne to Akron. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours. 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?
Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Akron. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Fort Wayne?
The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fort Wayne to Akron, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus trips to Akron are there per day?
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As the fifth-largest city in Ohio, Akron is a hidden gem that not many travelers have fully explored. The city boasts diverse architecture styles across its many different neighborhoods. For tourists who enjoy the great outdoors, the city features many green spaces, of which Lock 3 Park is the most popular due to its many outdoor concerts and local events. Walk along the Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail to take in the scenic views. The city also features the Akron Art Museum, home to an eclectic collection of art pieces produced since 1850, making it the perfect choice for culturally inclined tourists.
You will be surprised to know that Akron was the birthplace of several American staples, such as oatmeal and breakfast cereal. In addition, Menches Brothers in Akron claims to have invented the hamburger, and whether you believe them or not, it's still an excellent lunch destination.
The city's main airport is the Akron-Canton Regional Airport, located 10 miles southeast of downtown. Intercity buses operated by Miller Transportation, Barons Bus Lines, and Jefferson Lines run through the bus terminal on Broadway in downtown Akron.
Where does the bus leave from in Fort Wayne?
Main departure station: Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St
Most buses depart from the main station in Fort Wayne.
All bus stations in Fort Wayne:
Citilink Ctrl Station - 121 West Baker St
Where does the bus arrive in Akron?
Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway
Opened in January 2009, this swanky steel and glass bus terminal at 631 S Broadway is just blocks away from downtown Akron. The building uses green construction best practices, incorporating recyclable building materials, solar panels, and geothermal wells. The 14,000-square-foot facility has a full-service Metro ticket counter, a small retail area, public restrooms, a taxi stand, vending machines, a 300-seat waiting room, a cafe, regular art displays, and Wi-Fi access. Intercity bus lines including Miller Transportation, Barons Bus Lines, and Jefferson Lines operate from the station, and it serves as a hub for the Metro's local line buses to get around within the city.
All bus stations in Akron:
Bus Terminal - 631 S Broadway
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