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Detroit to Birmingham bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$49.00
Shortest Duration16h 55m
Trips per day4
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Detroit to Birmingham

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Detroit to Birmingham is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Detroit to Birmingham were $51.00. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average $61.60 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Detroit to Birmingham?

The distance between Detroit and Birmingham is approximately 642.45 miles, or 1033.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 19 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 55 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's the best day to take the bus from Detroit to Birmingham?

If you want to avoid a crowded bus, Monday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for buses from Detroit to Birmingham.

In contrast, the busiest bus day of the week is usually Wednesday. If you are planning to book travel for Wednesday, make sure to book your bus tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual.

Greyhound from Detroit to Birmingham has the most daily schedules

On average there are 4 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Detroit to Birmingham, with an average of 4 trips per day and 44 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Detroit to Birmingham. Of the 4 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? Travelling by Train from Detroit to Birmingham starts at $235.00.

1 carriers offer Detroit to Birmingham bus trips


Book Greyhound from Detroit to Birmingham from $49.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Detroit to Birmingham and you can expect on average to pay $74.31 for a Greyhound ticket to Birmingham. In Detroit, Greyhound departs to Birmingham from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station. In Birmingham, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St,

An average trip on Greyhound from Detroit to Birmingham takes 19 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Birmingham in 16 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $90.71 for a weekend trip to Birmingham.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Detroit. Most bus trips to Birmingham will depart from:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
Bus trips arrive in Birmingham at 1 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Birmingham for trips arriving from Detroit:
  • Bus Terminal - 618 N 19th St