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TomorrowDec 10
from $38
MonDec 11
from $32
TueDec 12
from $30
WedDec 13
from $30
ThuDec 14
from $29
FriDec 15
from $30
SatDec 16
from $30
SunDec 17

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Bus Detroit to Chicago: Trip Overview

Bus Detroit to Chicago: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$44
Average bus trip duration7h 20m
Number of daily buses8
Earliest bus departure7:00 AM
Distance238 miles (383 km)
Latest bus departure11:00 PM

Detroit to Chicago Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses8
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:00AM - 11:00PM
Minimum Price$29
Average Ticket Price$44
Minimum Trip Duration5h10m
Average Bus Trip Duration7h20m
Distance238 miles (383 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteGreyhound, FlixBus, Barons Bus, Amtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Detroit - Chicago

You can take a bus or a train to go from Detroit to Chicago. The two options are practical and eco-friendly ways to reach Chicago. You can also use carpool services and share a car ride with other travelers.

On average, the trip from Detroit to Chicago takes around 7h 20m, but the fastest bus can get you there in about 5h 10m. This is the time it takes to travel the 239 miles (385 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance separating Detroit and Chicago is 239 miles (385 km).

About 8 buses travel this route daily, provided by Greyhound, FlixBus and Barons Bus. Depending on the day of the week, the number of buses available from Detroit to Chicago may vary. Want to make your bus journey from Detroit to Chicago as easy as possible? Busbud has got you covered! Browse schedules, pick the perfect bus for your travel style and budget - all in one place.

The bus service operates between 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM.

If you're headed to Chicago from Detroit, chances are that your bus will leave from Detroit Bus Station and arrive at Downtown Greyhound Station. These are the most popular pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Detroit to Chicago by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest tickets for this trip cost as little as $33.

You can expect to pay around $44 for a bus ticket. In the past 30 days, prices have fluctuated between $33 and $195, so it's best to compare them to make sure you get the best deal.

Once in Chicago, you can start exploring the city and discover its surroundings. The top sights and things to do are Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, Grant Park, Architectural River Cruise, Brookfield Zoo and Robie House.

Certainly! You can indeed opt for an overnight bus from Detroit to Chicago. Remember to bring along essentials like a blanket and some snacks to ensure a cozy and convenient journey.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Detroit to Chicago was searched and found on Dec 14, 2023 with a price of $28

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Detroit to Chicago, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $28 to $132 for a bus ticket from Detroit to Chicago based on the last 1 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $28 which is on 2023-12-14.

Usually Greyhound will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Meet and talk to locals at the bus stations while traveling from Detroit to Chicago.There is no better way to get inside travel information while exploring a new city than to go straight to its people.

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Detroit to Chicago, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Detroit to Chicago will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Detroit to Chicago while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

The Superbus, created by a Dutch engineer is the world's fastest bus with 250 km/h. Too bad it's only a prototype for now.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

Will you be returning to Detroit by bus?

Bus from Chicago to Detroit

You can also go to Chicago by train

Train from Detroit to Chicago

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