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Buses from Detroit to Flint

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Detroit - Flint Bus Schedule

Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Detroit to Flint. Traveling by bus from Detroit to Flint usually takes around 2 hours, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance57 mi (92 km)
Shortest duration2h 0m
Cheapest price$12.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Detroit to Flint

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5NovDec

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5DJFMAMJJASON

What bus companies travel from Detroit to Flint?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Detroit to Flint. Indian Trails is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Indian Trails22h 0m$12.00
  • Indian Trails

    Indian Trails

    Book Indian Trails from Detroit to Flint from $12. There are 2 trips per day offered by Indian Trails from Detroit to Flint and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Flint. In Detroit, Indian Trails departs to Flint from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St . In Flint, Indian Trails arrives at 1407 S Dort Hwy .

    An average trip on Indian Trails from Detroit to Flint takes 2 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, Indian Trails offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Flint.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Detroit to Flint 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 long is the bus ride from Detroit to Flint?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours to cover the 57 miles from Detroit to Flint. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Detroit to Flint 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Detroit?

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

How many bus departures serve Flint each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Detroit to Flint. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Detroit to Flint; ticket prices start at $42.00.

City Information

Detroit

Often stigmatized as a dead city, Detroit is making a huge comeback, and it is fast becoming a hidden gem among travelers. Your first stop should be at the Detroit Institute of Art, the city’s foremost cultural destination. Featuring more than 100 galleries with artworks from masters such as Van Gogh or Diego Rivera, the museum offers tourists hours of artistic immersion and enjoyment. For those wishing to learn more about the history of Motown or Black American communities, the city’s Motown Museum and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will be top-tier destinations. Finally, don’t miss out on the chance to catch a performance at the lavish Fox Theater, a national landmark.

As Detroit is the birthplace of Coney dog, it would be a huge miss if you pass up the chance to try out this masterpiece. One of the locals’ favorite Coney dog establishments is Lafayette Coney Island. Detroit’s craft beer scene is also quite lively, and some famous local brands include Batch Brewing Company and Detroit Beer Co.

The principal bus terminal in the city is on Howard St, where travelers can catch buses run by Greyhound, Indian Trails or Barons Bus. You can also catch Amtrak trains at the train station in New Center, north of downtown Detroit. Detroit is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, which is located in nearby Romulus.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Detroit?

Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St - DETGLI-0

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Departure stations

Located near hip Corktown, the Detroit Greyhound Bus Station is minutes away from local breweries, diverse restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife. Besides Greyhound, many other bus carriers serve this station, including Indian Trails, Barons Bus Lines, Miller Transportation, and Jefferson Lines. For travelers’ convenience, the station offers massive parking lots, clean restrooms, and lockers to rent. The station is a short walk from several local bus stops, and about a 15 minute walk from the closest light rail station to connect to neighborhoods throughout Detroit.

All bus stations in Detroit:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

Where does the bus arrive in Flint?

Arrival stations

All buses from Detroit arrive at one main station in Flint.

All bus stations in Flint:

  • 1407 S Dort Hwy

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