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New York-Detroit Bus Schedule
New York to Detroit bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||15h 0m|
|Trips per day||3|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Detroit right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from New York to Detroit?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $74.00 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Detroit. Buses from Detroit to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $74.00 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. You should book at least 11 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $39.28 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 17 hours and 37 minutes to cover the 481 miles (773 kilometers) from New York, NY to Detroit, MI. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours, 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, 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 New York?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Detroit every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Detroit; ticket prices start at $49.00.
What bus companies travel from New York to Detroit?
There is one bus company that operates from New York to Detroit. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
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Where does the bus leave from in New York?
New York, New York has two bus stations with service to Detroit, Michigan:
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
- Port Authority Bus Station
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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