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Other ways to get from Toledo to Detroit

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Toledo to Detroit.

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Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$42.42
Avg. Price
$149.34
Daily Trips
Daily Trips
8
Daily Trips
2
Duration
Duration
1h 15m
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14h 42m
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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Toledo to Detroit. Traveling by bus from Toledo to Detroit usually takes around one hour and 15 minutes, but the fastest Tornado Bus bus can make the trip in 58.883 minutes.

Distance53 mi (85 km)
Shortest duration0h 59m
Cheapest price$17.99
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Toledo to Detroit?

Bus tickets for a trip from Toledo to Detroit cost $19.07 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Toledo to Detroit in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $19 to $27. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 16, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Detroit this week, bus tickets are available starting at $19.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Toledo to Detroit, mark your calendar for June. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $19. However, taking the bus from Toledo to Detroit during December is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $26. The best way to find deals on a trip in December is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 18 days in advance to save up to $3.88.

What bus companies travel from Toledo to Detroit?

There are 3 bus lines from Toledo to Detroit available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines21h 25m$20.00
Greyhound51h 13m$20.06
Tornado Bus11h 0m$235.00
  • Book Barons Bus Lines from Toledo to Detroit from $20. There are 2 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Toledo to Detroit and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Detroit. In Toledo, Barons Bus Lines departs to Detroit from MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave . In Detroit, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St .

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Toledo to Detroit takes 1 hours and 25 minutes , while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Detroit in 0 hours and 59 minutes .

    On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Detroit.

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Toledo to Detroit every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 13 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Detroit usually start from $18.

  • Tornado Bus is a Texan bus company operating in Texas and Mexico. Their bus service connects cities such as Houston, McAllen, San Antonio, and the international border at El Paso. Their buses offer onboard WiFi, plenty of leg room, air conditioning, restrooms, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 15 minutes to cover the 53 miles from Toledo to Detroit. However, the fastest bus only takes 58.883 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toledo to Detroit, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Toledo to Detroit every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Toledo to Detroit without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Toledo to Detroit; ticket prices start at $93.00.

City Information

Toledo

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Once an industrial powerhouse, Toledo houses many important cultural institutions in the state of Ohio. The city's premier tourist attraction is the Toledo Museum of Art, which houses important works by world-renowned artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Monet, and Picasso. The museum also has separate sections dedicated to Japanese arts and African arts. Close to the museum itself is The Old West End, a historic quarter with many old buildings and ancient trees more than 100 years old. To get familiar with the local flora, head to the Toledo Botanical Garden to view its collection of herbs and local plants.

Toledo is famous for its many budget restaurants, which offer great foods at affordable price points. Some notable local establishments include Rudy's Hot Dogs and Gino's Pizza. If you can afford to splurge a bit, check out Fowl and Fodder, which uses local ingredients for its incredible dishes.

Bus and train service make it easy to travel to Toledo, and you can catch a flight at the Toledo Express Airport, just 14.2 miles away from the city center.

Detroit

Often stigmatized as a dead city, Detroit is making a huge comeback, and it is fast becoming a hidden gem among travelers. Your first stop should be at the Detroit Institute of Art, the city’s foremost cultural destination. Featuring more than 100 galleries with artworks from masters such as Van Gogh or Diego Rivera, the museum offers tourists hours of artistic immersion and enjoyment. For those wishing to learn more about the history of Motown or Black American communities, the city’s Motown Museum and Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History will be top-tier destinations. Finally, don’t miss out on the chance to catch a performance at the lavish Fox Theater, a national landmark.

As Detroit is the birthplace of Coney dog, it would be a huge miss if you pass up the chance to try out this masterpiece. One of the locals’ favorite Coney dog establishments is Lafayette Coney Island. Detroit’s craft beer scene is also quite lively, and some famous local brands include Batch Brewing Company and Detroit Beer Co.

The principal bus terminal in the city is on Howard St, where travelers can catch buses run by Greyhound, Indian Trails or Barons Bus. You can also catch Amtrak trains at the train station in New Center, north of downtown Detroit. Detroit is served by Amtrak’s Wolverine line. The city’s main airport is the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, which is located in nearby Romulus.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Toledo?

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Main departure station: MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave

The majority of Toledo’s ground travel operates from MLK Plaza at 415 Emerald Ave. The station was named in honor of the late Martin Luther King Jr and opened in 1950. The station offers today’s travelers many amenities, including customer service staff, restrooms, and a Subway on-site. The station serves Amtrak’s Capitol Limited line from Chicago to Washington, D.C., as well as the Lake Shore Limited line from Chicago to New York City. Intercity bus service on Jefferson Lines and Barons Bus Lines also runs through MLK Plaza.

All bus stations in Toledo:

  • MLK Plaza - 415 Emerald Ave

  • 764 Oak St

Where does the bus arrive in Detroit?

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

Located near hip Corktown, the Detroit Greyhound Bus Station is minutes away from local breweries, diverse restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife. Besides Greyhound, many other bus carriers serve this station, including Indian Trails, Barons Bus Lines, Miller Transportation, and Jefferson Lines. For travelers’ convenience, the station offers massive parking lots, clean restrooms, and lockers to rent. The station is a short walk from several local bus stops, and about a 15 minute walk from the closest light rail station to connect to neighborhoods throughout Detroit.

All bus stations in Detroit:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Howard St

  • 1938 Campbell St

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