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Cincinnati to Detroit bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$12.00
Shortest Duration4h 20m
Trips per day11
bus carriers3
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Overall score for Cincinnati to Detroit
4.6
Based on 11 reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
3.0

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Cincinnati to Detroit cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Cincinnati to Detroit were $16.80.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cincinnati to Detroit is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 9 days out, tickets are on average $24.98 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Cincinnati to Detroit?

The distance between Cincinnati and Detroit is approximately 236.02 miles, or 379.75 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 19.8 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 Cincinnati to Detroit?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cincinnati 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. 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.

What bus companies travel from Cincinnati to Detroit?

On average there are 11 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Cincinnati to Detroit, with an average of 6.717 trips per day and 100.75 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Cincinnati to Detroit. Of the 11 trips there are 5 trips that are direct connections to Detroit.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Cincinnati to Detroit start at $92.00.

3 carriers offer Cincinnati to Detroit bus trips

Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from Cincinnati to Detroit from $17.00. There are 3.833333 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Cincinnati to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $34.30 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Detroit. In Cincinnati, Barons Bus Lines departs to Detroit from Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way and one other station. In Detroit, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St,

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Cincinnati to Detroit takes 8 hours and 31 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Detroit in 4 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 3.888889 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $35.47 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Avg. Time
8h 31m
Avg. Price
$34.30

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Cincinnati to Detroit from $12.00. There are 6.716667 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Cincinnati to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $28.51 for a Greyhound ticket to Detroit. In Cincinnati, Greyhound departs to Detroit from Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave, In Detroit, Greyhound arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Cincinnati to Detroit takes 6 hours and 12 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Detroit in 4 hours and 20 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 6.666667 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $31.30 for a weekend trip to Detroit.

Avg. Time
6h 12m
Avg. Price
$28.51

Tornado Bus

Book Tornado Bus from Cincinnati to Detroit from $160.00. Typically there is one Tornado Bus schedule per day from Cincinnati to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay $160.00 for a Tornado Bus ticket to Detroit. In Cincinnati, Tornado Bus departs to Detroit from Las Delicias, In Detroit, Tornado Bus arrives at 1938 Campbell St,

An average trip on Tornado Bus from Cincinnati to Detroit takes 4 hours and 20 minutes,

Avg. Time
4h 20m
Avg. Price
$160.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Detroit will depart from these stations in Cincinnati:
  • Bus Terminal - 1005 Gilbert Ave
  • Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way
  • Las Delicias
Buses arrive in Detroit at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Detroit for trips arriving from Cincinnati:
  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
  • 1938 Campbell St

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