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South Bend to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$29.00
Shortest Duration4h 15m
Trips per day5
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from South Bend to Detroit cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from South Bend to Detroit were $29.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from South Bend to Detroit is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 14 days out, tickets are on average $22.14 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from South Bend to Detroit?

The distance between South Bend and Detroit is approximately 170.81 miles, or 274.83 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from South Bend to Detroit by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Miller Transportation from South Bend to Detroit has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. Miller Transportation has the most regularly scheduled departures from South Bend to Detroit, with an average of 2 trips per day and 50 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from South Bend to Detroit. Of the 5 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from South Bend to Detroit starts at $48.00.

2 carriers offer South Bend to Detroit bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from South Bend to Detroit from $35.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from South Bend to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $46.10 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In South Bend, Greyhound departs to Detroit from South Bend Intl Airport and one other station. In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St,

An average trip on Greyhound from South Bend to Detroit takes 6 hours and 9 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 4 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $50.87 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 9m
Avg. Price
$46.10

Miller Transportation

Book Miller Transportation from South Bend to Detroit from $29.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Miller Transportation from South Bend to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $43.52 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Detroit. In South Bend, Miller Transportation departs to Detroit from South Bend Intl Airport and one other station. In Detroit, Miller Transportation arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station.

An average trip on Miller Transportation from South Bend to Detroit takes 7 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Detroit in 4 hours and 15 minutes,

On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $46.61 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 40m
Avg. Price
$43.52

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from South Bend. Most bus trips to Detroit will depart from:
  • South Bend Intl Airport
  • 100 W S St
Bus trips arrive in Detroit at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Detroit for trips arriving from South Bend:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave