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Grand Rapids to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.00
Shortest Duration3h 20m
Trips per day6
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from Grand Rapids to Detroit cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Grand Rapids to Detroit were $25.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Grand Rapids to Detroit is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $2.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Grand Rapids to Detroit?

The distance between Grand Rapids and Detroit is approximately 140.31 miles, or 225.75 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Grand Rapids to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Grand Rapids to Detroit by bus is usually on Tuesday. 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. Wednesday 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.

Indian Trails from Grand Rapids to Detroit has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. Indian Trails has the most regularly scheduled departures from Grand Rapids to Detroit, with an average of 3 trips per day and 73 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Grand Rapids to Detroit. Of the 6 trips there are 2 trips that are direct connections to Detroit.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from Grand Rapids to Detroit starts at $40.00.

2 carriers offer Grand Rapids to Detroit bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Grand Rapids to Detroit from $16.00. There are 2 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Grand Rapids to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $23.19 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In Grand Rapids, Greyhound departs to Detroit from Rapid Central Station - 250 Grandville Ave SW, In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Grand Rapids to Detroit takes 4 hours and 1 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 3 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $26.28 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 1m
Avg. Price
$23.19

Indian Trails

Book Indian Trails from Grand Rapids to Detroit from $25.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Indian Trails from Grand Rapids to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $37.21 for a Indian Trails ticket to Detroit. In Grand Rapids, Indian Trails departs to Detroit from 440 Century Ave SW and one other station. In Detroit, Indian Trails arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St,

An average trip on Indian Trails from Grand Rapids to Detroit takes 5 hours and 11 minutes, while the fastest available Indian Trails trip will get you to Detroit in 3 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Indian Trails offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $39.08 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 11m
Avg. Price
$37.21

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Grand Rapids. Most bus trips to Detroit will depart from:
  • Rapid Central Station - 250 Grandville Ave SW
  • 440 Century Ave SW
Bus trips arrive in Detroit at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Detroit for trips arriving from Grand Rapids:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave