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Journey Information

Ann Arbor to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$9.00
Shortest duration0h 45m
Trips per day4
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Ann Arbor 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 much is a bus ticket from Ann Arbor to Detroit?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $9.88 was the low point for bus fares from Ann Arbor to Detroit. Buses from Detroit to Ann Arbor are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $9.88 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 23 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $1.89 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 6 minutes to cover the 36 miles (58 kilometers) from Ann Arbor, MI to Detroit, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 45 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ann Arbor?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Ann Arbor to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Ann Arbor to Detroit every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Michigan to Michigan without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Ann Arbor to Detroit; ticket prices start at $7.50.

What bus companies travel from Ann Arbor to Detroit?

There are 3 bus lines from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Detroit, Michigan. Greyhound offers the most choice in regards to departure time, with a couple of buses on its daily schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines10h 45m$9.76
Greyhound21h 13m$10.49
Miller Transportation11h 0m$14.63

Book Barons Bus Lines from Ann Arbor to Detroit from $9. Typically there is one Barons Bus Lines schedule per day from Ann Arbor to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $10 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Detroit. In Ann Arbor, Barons Bus Lines departs to Detroit from 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station, In Detroit, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St, An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Ann Arbor to Detroit takes 0 hours and 45 minutes, On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $11 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Book Greyhound from Ann Arbor to Detroit from $9. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Ann Arbor to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $10 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In Ann Arbor, Greyhound departs to Detroit from 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station, In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St, An average trip on Greyhound from Ann Arbor to Detroit takes 1 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 0 hours and 45 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $11 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Book Miller Transportation from Ann Arbor to Detroit from $14. Typically there is one Miller Transportation schedule per day from Ann Arbor to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $15 for a Miller Transportation ticket to Detroit. In Ann Arbor, Miller Transportation departs to Detroit from 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station, In Detroit, Miller Transportation arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St, An average trip on Miller Transportation from Ann Arbor to Detroit takes 1 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Miller Transportation trip will get you to Detroit in 0 hours and 45 minutes, On weekends, Miller Transportation offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $15 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Detroit.

Price trends for buses from Ann Arbor to Detroit

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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