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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 right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Ann Arbor to Detroit?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $11.00 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 $11.00 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 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $3.24 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 58 minutes to cover the 36 miles (58 kilometers) from Ann Arbor, MI to Detroit, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 45 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Ann Arbor to Detroit for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Detroit, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

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$9.79
Greyhound21h 12m$13.86
Miller Transportation11h 0m$14.73

Where does the bus leave from in Ann Arbor?

Ann Arbor, Michigan has two bus stations with service to Detroit, Michigan:

  • 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station

Where does the bus arrive in Detroit?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Detroit, Michigan:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave

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