Cheap bus tickets fromDetroit to Chicago

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traveling from Detroit to Chicago by bus

Cheapest price$10.00
Shortest Duration5h 20m
Trips per day14
bus carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest bus ticket from Detroit to Chicago?

The best way to get the cheapest bus tickets from Detroit to Chicago is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Detroit to Chicago were $23.93. By booking 21 days out, tickets are on average $12.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Detroit to Chicago?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Detroit to Chicago by bus is at 8:00 AM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 PM on Wednesday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily bus trips are there from Detroit to Chicago?

On average there are 14 bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most options for departures from Detroit to Chicago, with an average of 10 trips per day and 203 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers currently travel from Detroit to Chicago. Of the 14 trips there are 8 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train options from Detroit start at $30.00.

bus lines that run from Detroit to Chicago

Megabus

Megabus operates, on average, 4 bus schedule(s) from Detroit to Chicago. The average Megabus ticket to Chicago costs $31.48. Cheap Megabus tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $1.00. In Detroit, Megabus departs from Rosa Parks Transit Ctr - 360 Michigan Ave and 1 other station. In Chicago, Megabus arrives at W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St and no other station.

An average trip on Megabus from Detroit to Chicago takes 5 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $34.88 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Megabus
Megabus
Air conditioning
Restroom
Green certified
Movies
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
5h 38m
Avg. Price
$31.48

Greyhound

Greyhound operates, on average, 10 bus schedule(s) from Detroit to Chicago. The average Greyhound ticket to Chicago costs $25.78. Cheap Greyhound tickets to Chicago are available on Wanderu starting from $14.00. In Detroit, Greyhound departs from Greyhound Station - 1001 Howard St and no other station. In Chicago, Greyhound arrives at Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St and 1 other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Detroit to Chicago takes 6 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Chicago in 5 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 10 trips per day and you could expect to pay $28.21 for a weekend getaway trip to Chicago.

Greyhound
Greyhound
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Power outlet
WiFi
Avg. Time
6h 38m
Avg. Price
$25.78

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Detroit. Most bus trips to Chicago will depart from Greyhound Station - 1001 Howard St, Rosa Parks Transit Ctr - 360 Michigan Ave, W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave.
  • Greyhound Station - 1001 Howard St
  • Rosa Parks Transit Ctr - 360 Michigan Ave
  • W Forest Ave Between Cass Ave and Woodward Ave
Bus trips arrive in Chicago at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St, Dan Ryan Bus Station, W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St are the main bus stations in Chicago for trips arriving from Detroit.
  • Greyhound Station - 630 W Harrison St
  • Dan Ryan Bus Station
  • W Polk St. btwn S Clinton St and S Canal St