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Chicago to Detroit Bus

Interested in discovering the industrial essence of the United States by bus from Chicago to Detroit? You can cover the 240 miles separating these two metropolises in an approximate 6-hour journey. Enjoy the comfort and flexibility offered by this mode of transportation as you delve into the history and culture of these iconic cities.

In Chicago, you can kick off your journey at the Greyhound Chicago Station. Located at 608 W Harrison St., in the downtown area, it’s close to Union Station and has a subway stop nearby.

In Detroit, you’ll arrive at the Greyhound Station: Located at 1001 Howard St., in the city center, near the Detroit Institute of Arts and with access to the city’s bus network.

Once you arrive, immerse yourself in Detroit’s automotive history. Explore the Henry Ford Museum and learn about the evolution of the American automotive industry. Take a stroll through the Eastern Market, a historic market with a wide variety of local products. Don’t miss the iconic Fox Theatre, a historic theater with impressive architecture. For music enthusiasts, the Motown Historical Museum is a must-visit.

Chicago to Detroit by Bus: Schedule and Ticket Prices

The route from Chicago to Detroit by bus is offered at various times throughout the day, from 2:00 AM to 11:00 PM. There are direct and indirect trips, with direct ones being the fastest, taking approximately 6 hours and 10 minutes.

Ticket prices vary depending on various factors, such as the bus company, the type of trip (direct or indirect), the schedule, and the travel date. In general, costs range from $35 to $65 USD per person.

Where to Buy Tickets

CompanyDeparture SchedulesArrival Schedules


Ticket price: 35 USD


Chicago Bus Station

2:00, 6:45, 11:30, 16:15, 22:35, 22:50

Detroit Bus Station

10:00, 14:35, 22:30, 23:15, 6:00, 6:00

* The cost of tickets may vary depending on the season.

The information is subject to change without prior notice.

Bus terminals from Chicago, IL to Detroit, MI