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East Lansing to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$9.00
Shortest Duration1h 45m
Trips per day5
bus carriers2
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How to book cheap East Lansing to Detroit bus tickets?

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from East Lansing to Detroit 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 East Lansing to Detroit were $10.67. By booking 23 days out, tickets are on average $4.40 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from East Lansing to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from East Lansing to Detroit by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Greyhound from East Lansing to Detroit has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from East Lansing to Detroit, with an average of 3 trips per day and 67 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from East Lansing to Detroit. Of the 5 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Detroit.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Train from East Lansing to Detroit starts at $30.50.

2 carriers offer East Lansing to Detroit bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from East Lansing to Detroit from $9.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from East Lansing to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $13.50 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In East Lansing, Greyhound departs to Detroit from Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E, In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from East Lansing to Detroit takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 1 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $14.44 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 11m
Avg. Price
$13.50

Indian Trails

Book Indian Trails from East Lansing to Detroit from $12.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Indian Trails from East Lansing to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $17.00 for a Indian Trails ticket to Detroit. In East Lansing, Indian Trails departs to Detroit from Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E, In Detroit, Indian Trails arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St,

An average trip on Indian Trails from East Lansing to Detroit takes 4 hours and 27 minutes, while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Detroit in 1 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Indian Trails offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $17.15 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 27m
Avg. Price
$17.00

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include one station that has bus departures from East Lansing. Most bus trips to Detroit will depart from Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E.
  • Train Station - 1240 S Harrison Rd E
Bus trips arrive in Detroit at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St, 11 W Baltimore Ave are the main bus stations in Detroit for trips arriving from East Lansing.
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave