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Journey Information

Detroit to Ann Arbor bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$9.00
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day4
Bus lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Detroit to Ann Arbor 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 Detroit to Ann Arbor?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $10.33 was the low point for bus fares from Detroit to Ann Arbor. Buses from Ann Arbor to Detroit are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $10.33 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 5 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $3.52 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 4 minutes to cover the 36 miles (58 kilometers) from Detroit, MI to Ann Arbor, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour, 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Ann Arbor. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Detroit?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Detroit to Ann Arbor, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Detroit to Ann Arbor 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 Detroit to Ann Arbor; ticket prices start at $7.50.

What bus companies travel from Detroit to Ann Arbor?

There are 3 bus lines from Detroit, Michigan to Ann Arbor, Michigan. With 3 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound31h 9m$11.36
Miller Transportation11h 0m$14.79
OurBus11h 0m$12.00

Where does the bus leave from in Detroit?

Buses to Ann Arbor leave from multiple locations in Detroit, Michigan. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
  • VA Med. Center - 225 E Canfield St

Where does the bus arrive in Ann Arbor?

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

  • 325 Depot St - Amtrak Station
  • E Williams St & S 4th St

Price trends for buses from Detroit to Ann Arbor

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