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Wilmington, NC to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$224.00
Shortest Duration29h 30m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1
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Wilmington-Detroit Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Wilmington to Detroit?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $225.00 was the low point for bus fares from Wilmington to Detroit. Buses from Detroit to Wilmington are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $225.00 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 34 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 624 miles (1005 kilometers) from Wilmington to Detroit. However, the fastest bus only takes 29 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Wilmington?

The first bus leaves at 2:00pm and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Wilmington to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Wilmington to Detroit. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Wilmington, NC to Detroit; ticket prices start at $188.00.

What bus companies travel from Wilmington to Detroit?

There is one bus company that operates from Wilmington to Detroit. Greyhound is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound21d 10h 41m$225.00

Where does the bus leave from in Wilmington?

Wilmington, North Carolina has two bus stations with service to Detroit, Michigan:

  • WAVE Forden Station Transit Ctr - 505 Cando St

Where does the bus arrive in Detroit?

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

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave

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