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Detroit - Pontiac Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Detroit to Pontiac. Traveling by bus from Detroit to Pontiac usually takes around 50 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance25 mi (40 km)
Shortest duration0h 50m
Cheapest price$8.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceIndian Trails
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Detroit to Pontiac

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What bus companies travel from Detroit to Pontiac?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Detroit to Pontiac. 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 Trails20h 50m$8.00
  • Book Indian Trails from Detroit to Pontiac from $8. There are 2 trips per day offered by Indian Trails from Detroit to Pontiac and you can expect on average to pay for a Indian Trails ticket to Pontiac. In Detroit, Indian Trails departs to Pontiac from Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St . In Pontiac, Indian Trails arrives at Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave .

    An average trip on Indian Trails from Detroit to Pontiac takes 0 hours and 50 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 50 minutes to cover the 25 miles from Detroit to Pontiac. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. 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.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

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 Pontiac, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Detroit to Pontiac. 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 Pontiac; ticket prices start at $13.00.

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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Main departure station: Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

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 Pontiac?

Main arrival station: Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave

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

All bus stations in Pontiac:

  • Transp Ctr - 51000 Woodward Ave

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