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New York to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$65.00
Shortest Duration13h 10m
Trips per day6
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Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 25 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
September 23, 2019Solo travel
Charging outlets weren’t functional
September 17, 2019Visiting friends
Information about waiting times in ohio up front
June 7, 2019Visiting family
I Enjoy My Time
Too Many Rest Stop Breaks And Not Long Enough . Two Or Three Long Rest Stop Breaks Would Be Better Than Too Many Short Ones .

How to book cheap bus tickets from New York to Detroit

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from New York 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 New York to Detroit were $65.00. By booking 25 days out, tickets are on average $9.95 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from New York to Detroit?

The distance between New York and Detroit is approximately 480.83 miles, or 773.63 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 15 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 10 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 New York to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Detroit by bus is usually on Thursday. 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. Sunday 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 New York to Detroit has the most daily schedules

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from New York to Detroit, with an average of 6 trips per day and 137 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from New York to Detroit. Of the 6 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Train from New York to Detroit starts at $97.00.

1 carriers offer New York to Detroit bus trips


Book Greyhound from New York to Detroit from $65.00. There are 6 trips per day offered by Greyhound from New York to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $73.54 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In New York, Greyhound departs to Detroit from Port Authority Bus Station and 2 other stations. In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from New York to Detroit takes 15 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 13 hours and 10 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $75.67 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from New York. Most bus trips to Detroit will depart from:
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 7-11 - Jd Foods
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 New York:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave