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Portland, ME to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$60.00
Shortest Duration23h 10m
Trips per day2
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Portland, ME to Detroit cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Portland to Detroit were $71.00.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Portland to Detroit is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Portland, ME to Detroit?

The distance between Portland and Detroit is approximately 652.56 miles, or 1049.92 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 24 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 23 hours and 10 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 Portland to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Portland, ME to Detroit by bus is usually on Tuesday. 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.

What bus companies travel from Portland to Detroit?

On average there are 2 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Portland, ME to Detroit, with an average of 2.1 trips per day and 7 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Portland to Detroit. Of the 2 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Portland, ME to Detroit start at $123.00.

1 carriers offer Portland, ME to Detroit bus trips


Book Greyhound from Portland to Detroit from $60.00. There are 2.1 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Portland to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $90.29 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In Portland, Greyhound departs to Detroit from Bus Terminal - 950 Congress St, In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Portland to Detroit takes 24 hours and 16 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 23 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $136.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

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Plan your next adventure

Buses to Detroit depart from one main station in Portland:
  • Bus Terminal - 950 Congress St
Buses 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 Portland:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave

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