The cheapest busesfrom Chicago to Detroit

Showing times and prices for 2023-09-29





The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Chicago to Detroit will cost around $35 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $27.

Journey Summary

Journey Summary

Chicago to Detroit bus information

timelapseAvg. bus duration7h 3m
attach_moneyBus ticket price$27
place Bus depart fromChicago
pin_drop Bus arrive inDetroit
directions_transit Bus companiesFlixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus

The fastest busesfrom Chicago to Detroit

Showing times and prices for 2023-09-29


5h 10m


7h 3m

Trips per day




These direct buses cover the 382km distance in an average of 7h 3m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5h 10m

Travel tips

Bus from Chicago to Detroit

Travel by bus to Detroit easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Detroit.
  • How to get to Detroit from Chicago?

  • On average you find 14 daily schedules to Detroit from Chicago. Usually, there are 98 bus departures every week on this route. Flixbus bus lines operate the largest daily fleet to Detroit. It is an average of 8 bus schedules per day and 240 trips every month. On peak seasons bus companies may increase the number of available vehicles.
  • How to get cheap bus tickets from Chicago to Detroit?

  • There is a total of 3 bus companies operating this trip. Flixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus offer a total of 14 bus schedules from Chicago to Detroit. Keep in mind that this 3 road operator(s) have different ticket prices and service offers shown on the bus timetable. Flixbus tickets are available for $27. It is the lower trip price you can get on 2023-09-29. Compare all bus fare prices that vary according to comfort, ticket promotions, and availability. Take time and check customers 5605 reviews for Flixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus bus services. Users reviews best describe the real bus trip experience. The company score relates to bus quality, punctuality, cleanliness, and staff behavior. Ratings and reviews are relevant information when searching and comparing bus prices. Bus booking in advance is the best way to find Detroit cheap tickets.
  • How far apart is Detroit from Chicago?

  • The bus traveling length from Chicago to Detroit is around 7h 3m. Flixbus schedules advertise it has the fastest transportation from Chicago. Selecting this company, you probably arrive in about 5h 10m in Detroit.
  • Where are Chicago and Detroit bus stations?

  • For this trip to Detroit, you can get on board at Chicago Train Station, Chicago Bus Station, CHICAGO - 630 W HARRISON ST. Moreover, get off the bus at Detroit Bus Station, DETROIT - 1001 HOWARD ST.
  • BusBuster displayed travel information

  • BusBuster has all information for you discover the best and cheapest bus ticket. Explore all available tools and 5605 user reviews to best choose between Flixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus. BusBuster does not sell tickets. If you want to purchase bus tickets online, this site will redirect you to the official Flixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus website. Reserve your bus seat to Detroit in advance and have a nice trip.
  • How much is bus ticket from Chicago to Detroit?

  • Flixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus tickets to Detroit costs between $27 and USD 78.00 each seat As mentioned before, you will find on Flixbus to Detroit low-cost tickets for only $27. This bus leaves at 07:00 from Chicago bus station or stop at Chicago Train Station, Chicago Bus Station, CHICAGO - 630 W HARRISON ST. On the contrary, the bus leaving at 08:25 have the most expensive ticket to Detroit for about USD 78.00.
  • Which is the best way for bus booking?

  • There are many different secure forms of acquiring a ticket. The more comfortable, secure and faster way is to get your bus ticket online at Flixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus website. Alternatively, you can book by phone or directly at the counter. Flixbus phone number: +49 30 300137300Greyhound phone number: Baron Bus phone number: 1-888-378-3823 Find out more on search and buy cheap bus tickets in North America.
  • When is the first and last bus to Detroit?

  • The first bus time to Detroit is at 03:05. The bus timetable may vary during weekdays. The last departure time from Chicago is at 22:50.
  • How to get ticket refund on Flixbus, Greyhound, Baron Bus?

  • Note that companies have different policies regarding fare types and changes. Find more information on bus company page.